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Mortar: M.23-1952

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Description

Bronze. Squat shape with lobes 2" long, arranged to taper alternately upwards and downwards. Two handles with circular holes.

Legal notes

Given by E. Saville Peck

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 15 cm
Height: 9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

15th-16th century
Circa 1400 - 1600

School or Style

Hispano-Moresque

Materials used in production

Bronze

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.23-1952
Primary reference Number: 14132
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 14 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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