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Mortar: M.15-1952

Object information


Jacque Doisement (Production)


Bronze, cast. Circular, with a two inch band round the waist containing two cartouches, on one Fleur-des-Lys, and an oblong plaque superimposed on a Maltese Cross, inscribed:- JACOBUS DOISEMENT GALLUS PERUSIA.F.

Legal notes

Given by E. Saville Peck

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 15.3 cm
Height: 11.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Perugia ⪼ Umbria ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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


Early 16th Century
Production date: circa AD 1500


The maker may not have been working in Perugia

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Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: on an oblong plaque superimposed on a Maltese cross


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.15-1952
Primary reference Number: 13936
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 14 March 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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