A Wonderful Charles II Dated Bronze Mortar

Bearing the maker’s initials SS (Samuel Smith) and town Ebor (York). The owner’s initials MB and dated 1677.

Great colour and patina.

This mortar is discussed on page 154, ‘English Decorated Bronze Mortars’ by Michael Finlay.

Height 5.75 inches, diameter 7 inches.

Ref 592

 

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