An early 17th century Flemish patinated bronze mortar with associated pestle

Inscribed Henrick Ter Horst and dated 1607.

Flared form with zoomoprhic handles and cast with a band of fantastical birds and flowers below a fleur-de-lis border and inscription HENRICK TER HORST *ME FECIT ANNO 1607, 14cm high, 19cm wide (2)


Provenance: Christies, Schloss Herblingen Sale, 14th-18th September 1998, Lot 768