Heavy embossed bronze mortar

Heavy embossed bronze mortar

Product no.: 011643

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A vintage heavy cast brass or bronze footed mortar (no pestle) with engraved sides depicting camel, palm trees, and what seem to be either tents or buildings. The impressed letters M M, with an S underneath, are impressed on the base, but we have been unable to identify this.

Unusually for us, we have cleaned this item as there was not sufficient retained patina on the outside to show provenance or age. We have however left the inside of the mortar largely untouched. Structurally sound and stable.

The mortar stands approximately 3.5in high and measures just under 3.25in in diameter at the outer rim. Exact age unknown but possibly dates from the middle of last century or earlier. Possibly Middle Eastern or Asian in origin. Weighs just almost 1.2kg.

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