• Hispano-Moresque Mortar

    Reference

    HA0028

    Price

    £650

    Origin / Age

    Spanish. 16th Century

    Dimensions

    11.5cm h x 15cm w

    Details

    A lovely bronze mortar with a repeated Moorish design to the body and has six protuberant fins to the top. 11.5cm x 15cm
    Mortars have historically been used for the preparation of medicines or foods through the process of grinding with a pestle. The English word mortar is thought to derive from classical Latin mortarium, meaning "receptacle for pounding" or "product of grinding or pounding". The classical Latin pistillum, meaning "pounder", led to English pestle.
    Condition: Wear to the body as to be expected.

    Please note: Price does NOT include delivery costs.

  • Hispano-Moresque Mortar

  • Hispano-Moresque Mortar

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