• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 122

    A DUTCH BRONZE MORTAR

    CIRCA 1603, POSSIBLY BY HENDRICK WEGEWART JR, DEVENTER

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    A DUTCH BRONZE MORTAR
    CIRCA 1603, POSSIBLY BY HENDRICK WEGEWART JR, DEVENTER
    The frieze inscribed LOF GODT VAN AL Ao 1603, above a double acanthus scroll frieze with stylised dolphin handles
    11 cm. high x 11 cm. diam.


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    The present mortar uses the same frieze ornaments and handles as one attributed to Henrick Wegewart by dr. Wittop Koning.
    Cf dr. D.A. Wittop Koning Nederlandse Vijzels, Weert, 1989, pp. 51-53, plate 47.

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