A rare and impressive bronze mortar, the body cast with the initials "BD" and four lug handles of alternating designs, two round-section and two rectangular-section, all above double wire rib mouldings.
England. 1st half 17th century.
Dimensions: H 18 ; diameter 22.7 cm ; weight ca.10.9 kg
A similar mortar was sold at Bonhams "The Oak Interior" sale of 21 January 2015 - lot 68
1 800 €