London, South Kensington
12 November 2003
A Charles I bronze mortar of large size
By John Palmar
Cast with the inscription and date IOHN PALMAR MADE MEE FOR MARGRET BALDOCKE 1638, the central band to the body cast with foliate and portcullis motifs, slight loss to rim, the base drilled
12¾in. (32.4cm.) diameter; 9½in. (24.6cm.) high
Arthur G.Hemming Collection, thence to the present owner.
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Arthur G. Hemming, Dated English Bell-metal Mortars, Connoisseur March 1929. Page 165.
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