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Antique Metalware 17thc Bronze Dragons Head Mortar. London C1640-50.


Code: MS 7690


H: 3.5" (8.9 cm)Di: 4.5" (11.4 cm)

A very good example of mid 17thc bronze mortar, from an unidentified foundry in London (see M. Finlay's book on English Decorated Mortars - page 79 - illustration 129 for a similar example) has three dragon heads which are depicted heraldically as 'erased' and on a torse very nice condition with a good natural patina.

English / London. C1640-50.