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    Sale 2775

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    19 - 20 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 590

    AN ITALIAN BRONZE MORTAR

    16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ITALIAN BRONZE MORTAR
    16TH CENTURY
    Cast with double-headed eagle flanked by initials I A and a fleur-de-lis band
    15 cm. high and 19 cm. diam
    And an Italian bronze mortar cast with cartouches and masks, 16th century - 11 cm. high and 13 cm. diam; and a wrought-iron pestle - 36 cm. long (3)


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