Period Oak, Paintings, Carvings & Effects
A 16th/17th Century Bronze Pestle & Mortar relief cast with face masks in inverted teardrops interspersed with decorative motifs, 4½ in (11.5 cm) high, 6 in (15 cm) in diameter, the pestle 7¾ in (19.5 cm) in length. *
Sold For: £360
A 17th Century Bronze Mortar cast with maker's name HENRICK TER HORST FECIT, ANNO 1617. The frieze decorated with two decorative bands of foliage and zoomorphic creatures, with dolphin handles either side, 5¼ in (13 cm) high, 7½ in (19 cm) in diameter. Mounted on a later turned oak stand.*
Sold For: £700
A Mediaeval Bronze Water Pale, 15th Century West Europe. The rim pierced either side with an iron swing handle, 10 in (25.5 cm) high (handle up). 7 in (18 cm) in diameter. [Illustrated in 'ZEVEN EEUWEN WIJWATEREMMERS & WIJWATERVATEN IN BRONS, GEELKOPER EN TIN'.
Sold For: £600
An Antique Polychromed Carving of Saint Michael & The Dragon in the 15th Century Style. Michael depicted wielding a sword and spear piercing the dragon at his feet, 16½ in (42 cm) in height.
Sold For: £0
A Mediaeval Bronze Epiphany Candlestick. The twin candle sockets branching out from a central pricket above a round dished base raised on three leonine supports, 12 in (31 cm) in height.
Sold For: £3000
Two 17th Century Bronze Mortars; One cast with four protuberant fins in between figural lappets, 3 in (8 cm) high, 5 in (13 cm) in diameter. The other cast with facemasks between protuberant fins, 3 in (7.5 cm) high, 4½ in (11.5 cm) in diameter.*
Sold For: £90
Three 16th/17th Century Bronze Mortars & A Bell: An Italian pestle & mortar cast with pairs of satyrs amidst scrolling foliage, 4¼ in (11 cm) high, 5 in (15 cm) in diameter, the pestle 6¾ in (17 cm) in length. A French 17th Century mortar cast with a row of fleur-de-lis along the rim above protuberant fins alternated with oval portrait medallions and a foundry mark, 3¼ in (8,5 cm) high, 5 in (13 cm) in diameter. Another mortar relief cast with decorative chequered motifs between shaped fins, 3¼ in (8 cm) high, 5 in (13 cm) diameter. A small 16th Century Table Bell with figural handle and decoration above inscription 'SIT NOMER DOMINI BENEDICTUM, 4¾ in (12 cm) high.*
Sold For: £220
Three 17th Century Bronze Mortars: One dated 1620, 4 in (10 cm) in height, 4¾ in (12 cm) in diameter. One cast with the crowned head of Charles II either side, 3½ in (9 cm) in height, 4¾ in (12 cm) in diameter. And a pestle & mortar cast with coronets, 4 in (10 cm) high, 5 in (13 cm) in diameter.*
Sold For: £200
Three Small Late 17th/Early 18th Century Mortars: One of bell metal cast with rose & crown emblems, 4½ in (9 cm) high, 4¼ in (11 cm) in diameter. Another having flared sides cast with a stags heads in oval medallions either side, 3½ in (9 cm) high, 5 in (13 cm) in diameter. And a bronze alloy mortar cast with stags' heads in oval medallions around the sides, 3¼ in (8 cm) high, 4 in (10 cm) in diameter.*
Sold For: £130
A Fine 16th Century Gilt Brass Candlestick, Circa 1530. The socket above a blade knopped stem with dished drip pan and a flanged bell-shaped base, 9½ ins (24 cms) in height.
Sold For: £1700
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