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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Italian
Title:Mortar; Pestle
Date Made:16th century
Type:Container; Medical
Materials:Bronze
Place Made:Europe; Italy
Measurements:Overall: 5 in x 9 3/4 in; 12.7 cm x 24.8 cm
Narrative Inscription:  inscription: ctr. between handles (cast): B.M. [within shield]
Accession Number:  MH 2002.3.10
Credit Line:Joseph J. Hammer Collection, Gift of Roy A. Hammer
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Description:
The body with a coat of arms on one side, the other side inscribed "B.M." and flanked by scrolling foliage; double handles in the form of caryatid figures.

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