Antique Early Metalware 17thc Charles 11 Bronze Mortar. English C1660.

Antique Early Metalware 17thc Charles 11 Bronze Mortar. English C1660.

Code: MS 7893

Dimensions:

H: 3.4" (8.6 cm)Di: 4.3" (10.9 cm)

£275.00 Approx $348.54, €322.01

A fine 17thc English bronze mortar, from the reign of Charles 11, decorated twice with a rare motif of a crowned double-headed eagle ....which is illustrated in Michael Finlay's book on English Decorated Bronze Mortars on page 78 illustration 123....he lists it as coming from a London "unidentified" foundry .... the mortar is in excellent condition with a good colour.

London. C1660-80.    Provenance of a private collection.