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Mortar: M.16-1952

Object information

Awaiting location update


Production: Unknown




Bronze, cast. The waist decorated with two shields charged with three wolves or hounds, on either of shield a vase, containing flowers (lilies - the arms of Arino of Aragon, and the insignia of the order of the Jarra). The rim a concave border between two thick moulded rings, the base moulded. Two handles in the shape of animals heads (dog or boar), pierced.

Legal notes

Given by E. Saville Peck

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 14.3 cm
Height: 8.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Naples ⪼ Campania ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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


15th Century#
Circa 1400 CE - 1500 CE



School or Style


Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.16-1952
Primary reference Number: 13937
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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