A Hachmann mortar

Period:
Dated 1528
Dimensions:
13.5 x 15 x 14.5 cm
Reference:
100-384

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A Hachmann mortar

An extremely early bronze mortar, cast in in Kleve, Germany, in the foundery of the well-known caster Hachmann.
 
With text and date.
 
"Anno Domini 1528" with the initials G. H. 
 
A nice detail of this mortar is the twisted moulding surrounding on the base; this is rare.
 
Literature: Die mörsersammlung Ernst Genz

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