Antique Metalware 17thc Bronze Dragons Head Mortar. London C1640-50.
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A very good example of mid 17thc bronze mortar, from an unidentified foundry in London (see M. Finlay's book on English Decorated Mortars - page 79 - illustration 129 for a similar example)....it has three dragon heads which are depicted heraldically as 'erased' and on a torse ....in very nice condition with a good natural patina.
English / London. C1640-50.
MS 7690 (AB-129344)
H: 3.5" (8.9 cm)Di: 4.5" (11.4 cm)
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Mark Seabrook Antiques was started in 1996, and his speciality is in 17thc / 18thc Antique Oak & Country Furniture, Antique Metalware, Antique Treen, Delftware, & Early English Pottery . Mark was a member of the BADA from 2006 until 2019, and he has exhibited at all the major English Antique...