07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00AMCalender
895

Two Bronze Mortars and a Pestle

$830$700
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Two Bronze Mortars and a Pestle, 18th century and later, one mortar with cast inscription "Soli Deo Gloria Ao 1724," and further decorated with bands of scrolling foliage, ht. 3 3/16 in.; the other decorated with alternating squares and shields, ht. 4 in.; the pestle with knopped handle, lg. 7 5/8 in.
Estimate $200-300

The taller mortar with nicks to the rim.