London, South Kensington
23 February 2000
An English lead/bronze mortar, late 16th century
the body with twin loop handles above ribbed ornament to the lower body -- 4.7/8in. (12.4cm.) high, 6.1/8in. (15.6cm.) diameter
John Fardon Collection, sold Christie's South Kensington, May 1st 1996.
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Please note, the mortar is incorrectly numbered in the catalogue illustration as lot 319.
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