A rare Elizabethan bronze mortar with four lug handles and a flared body which is ornate with linear decorations.
England. Late 16th century.
Dimensions: height 10,3cm ; diameter (top) 11,3cm ; diameter (base) 10,3cm
Excellent condition with normal traces of use, age and wear. Some small stretch cracks typical for early cast bronze. Beautiful, untouched patina.