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Renaissance-style mortar

Maker:
Style of the workshop of Vincenzo Grandi (mentioned 1507–1577/78)
Maker:
Gian Gerolamo Grandi (1508–1560)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Italian, Padua or Trent
Medium:
Bronze, with dark brown lacquer patina
Dimensions:
H. 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.60.111
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 537
Oscar Bondy ; [ Blumka Gallery ] ; Jack and Belle Linsky (until 1982; to MMA)
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