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Mortar: M.5-1955

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Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Bronze. The bowl divided into three panels, two narrow one wide. The wide centre panel containing 14 wedge shape lugs tapering upwards, between each lug a conventional design in white metal, round the rim a narrow leaf border, round the base an inscribed border.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by E. Saville Peck

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 3 ¼ in
Height: 3 7/8 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1955-04-28) by Saville Peck, E.

Dating

13th-14th Century
Circa 1200 - 1400 1400

Note

Egyptian Mamluk

School or Style

Mamluk Islamic

Materials used in production

Bronze

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.5-1955
Primary reference Number: 14098
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 21 June 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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