12 November 2003,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 470
GBP 500 - GBP 800
An English bronze mortar
Probably early 17th century
The body with two loop handles and two angular handles, the loops with wrought iron suspension rings, the body cast with a swastika scratch mark
6in. (15.2cm.) diameter; 4 5/16in. (10.9cm.) high
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The swastika scratch mark on this mortar is similar to one used on a mortar with similar handles, along with other marks, sold in the John Fardon collection, in these rooms 1 May, 1996, lot 234.
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