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Mortar: M.14-1952

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Bronze, cast. Circular.The waist decorated with many different motifs: Three running hounds, a dragon, three portrait medallions - one male two female, and a laurel wreath containing a square surmounted with a cross and the letters A & B. Beneath the rim a ¼ " band of dainty floral design - the base small.


History note: Bought by Ernest Saville Peck through Sir Sydney Cockerell

Legal notes

Given by E. Saville Peck

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 15.5 cm
Height: 12.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1952-07-31) by Peck, Ernest Saville


15th Century#
Circa 1400 - 1500

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.14-1952
Primary reference Number: 13933
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 January 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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