Found in France, this fairly small mortar and pestle reflect a form common to the 16th century. The mortar was formed with a flared rim and slightly extended base. The body displays raised vertical, ridged bars, resembling half pilasters, surrounding the piece. It makes a great addition to a mortar collection, and an attractive accessory.
Late 16th/early 17th century
Width 5 Depth 5 Height 3 in.
Pestle: Width 6 in.
Early Spanish Bronze Mortar and Pestle
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