Mortar - Gothic - Bronze - Late 15th century

Description
Mortar - Gothic - Bronze - Late 15th century
Italy

A rare bronze mortar with a single braided handle with its original iron ring, decorated with a double owner's or "house" mark, one with a large capital M with a small letter O above and the other with a leaping dog. The body of the mortar is decorated with vertical columns and a lower frieze with instruments of war and garlands.

Northern Italy. Late 15th century.

Museum worthy !

Lot details
Object
Mortar
Material
Bronze
Style
Gothic
Estimated Period
Late 15th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
11×14.7×0 cm
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