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    Sale 2797

    Anton Philips, Entrepreneur & Connoisseur

    6 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 124

    A large Netherlandish mortar

    CIRCA 1532

    Price Realised  

    A large Netherlandish mortar
    CIRCA 1532
    With two angular handles, decorated with extensive Gothic writing and floral motifs, dated 1532
    18.5 cm. high


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    A comparable mortar with the same frieze motif and similar angular handles is illustrated on the cover of the 1953 edition of Dr Wittop Koning's Nederlandse Vijzels. The Wittop koning mortar is attributed to the Zutphen brass founder Segewin Hatiseren.
    Dr D.A. Wittop Koning Nederlandse Vijzels, Deventer 1953, pp. 57-59 & 63.

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