• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 101

    A BRONZE MORTAR

    ITALIAN, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BRONZE MORTAR
    ITALIAN, 16TH CENTURY
    The flaring rim above a frieze cast with Papal crowns, the letter H and a single rope-twist ear with ring, the underside with a lot sticker inscribed Robert von Hirsch .....by and in ink 350
    9.2 cm. high x 11.5 cm. diam.


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    Provenance

    Robert von Hirsch Collection.
    Acquired Sotheby Parke Bernet, 20-21 june 1978, lot 350.
    Thence by descent.