• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 214

    A FRENCH BRONZE MORTAR

    17/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH BRONZE MORTAR
    17/18TH CENTURY
    The body with two lion's head handles
    13.5 cm. high
    Together with: A single handled French or Italian bronze mortar, probably 17th Century -12.5 cm. high; A bronze mortar with two handles and applied with monogram TCM, probbaly French, 15th/16th Century -14 cm. high; And a small double handled bronze mortar, decorated with a winged cherub and with small spout, probably 19th Century -9.5 cm. high (4)


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