Stock #: 1014111 Size: 10.5cm high, 12cm wide
Price: AU$ 1,250.00
English Bronze mortar, of bell shape, the sides with four large moulded impressions of a Griffins head holding a key, within a laurel wreath, the lip and foot with a flared moulding.
The London Unidentified Foundry,
References: Crellin and Hutton, in their excellent analysis of the Wellcome Foundation mortar collection, (Medical History, Vol XVII, No.3, July, 1973, Pharmaceutical History and Its Sources in the Wellcome Collections, Part V), identified several mortars forms which