A GROUP OF FOUR LATE RENAISSANCE/EARLY BAROQUE BRONZE APOTHECARY MORTAR AND PESTLES, CONTINENTAL, 16TH/18TH CENTURY,
the largest sand cast with repeating Latin, "AMEN," banner at center; an example with an image of the mortar and pestle on stand forming a repeating baluster motif; a Spanish style example with bosses and clamshell motif interspersed by loops; and finally a flower bloom motif example; each with associated pestle, largest height: 3 5/8", diameter: 5 1/2".
Surface patina, losses, dents, and expected wear, stains, and overall in good to very good condition, wear commensurate with age.
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