Lot 852: Sold for £420 hammer

Estimate £400-£600

A large bronze mortar, London Whitechapel Foundry, mid-17th century, with a sunken band of crosses beneath the rim, the waist with a repeating design of alternating flowerheads on tracery stems, with two wire mouldings below, rim diameter 27cm x height 20cm.

Footnote:
Previously sold by Bonhams Oxford, The Oak Interior, 22nd Jan 2015, lot 263 where attributed to either Anthony Bartlet (fl.1640-1675) or James Bartlet (fl.1675-1700).

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