A rare small Orvieto or Teruel mortar
(Vijzel) the flaring body decorated in manganese-red and green with geometrical motifs and applied with three loops, on a high partly-glazed tapering foot
14.9 cm. (5 7/8 in.) high
Collection the late Hans Muller, Leiden
Cf. P. Swimberge, Schatten uit Brugse apothekerspotten (Brugge 1998), p. 18, ill. M1, the author ascribes this mortar to Teruel Hispano-Moresque maiolica.