An Extremely Large Renaissance Bronze Mortar

Italy

1490

This extremely large bronze mortar is inscribed and dated 1490

The inscription reads "SS.FRATELLI LVCI.BONAVILLA FECIT 1490"

Diameter 39 cm height 36 cm (15 x 14 in)

For reference see:
Bells & Mortars, Italian Bronzes in the Victoria & Albert Museum
Petta Motture 2001

1023/2315
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