A large Egyptian porphyry mortar, Italy, probably 17th century | Grand mortier en porphyre égyptien, Italie, probablement XVIIeme siècle
A large Egyptian porphyry mortar, Italy, probably 17th century
Height 7⅔in; diam 9⅔in
Grand mortier en porphyre égyptien, Italie, probablement XVIIeme siècle
Haut. 19,5 cm, diam. 24,5 cm
The illustrations are accurate. Good overall condition despite minor dents and traces of wear due to age and use. One old chip on the top of the rim, some minor bumps and chips.
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Edric van Vredenburgh collection
Collection Edric van Vredenburgh