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804 Timberlake Dr., Edwardsville, IL 62025    603.498.5009    johnphilbrick@gwi.net

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Recent Finds:  16th Century Mortar and Pestle
Not something to drop on your foot! Cast bronze with six repeating designs; North Wind flanked by 6 star shapes; each design separated projecting cockscombs. The pestle is period and brass; possibly a marriage of necessity.
Bottom has considerable wear and there is a hairline on the lip.
European. c. 1560

Cast Bronze  5 1/2 in. dia. 3 3/4 in tall...pestle 8 1/2 inches  $335
   
   
   


 

 




 
804 Timberlake Dr., Edwardsville, IL 62025    603.498.5009    johnphilbrick@gwi.net