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Mortar

Cast bronze. Slightly curving sides, molded top and splayed base (uneven bottom). Angular handles at mid-body, bands of foliage in relief and armorial shield on front. Around top: ICH BIN DEM JACOB FRIDERICK AN DO 1583: around base: ICH BIN GOSN DVRCH PA

Provenance

1958, Blumka Gallery, New York; 1958 sold by Blumka Gallery to the MFA for $800.00 (Accession Date: March 13, 1958)

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund

1583

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

58.326

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork