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Mortar

Date:
15th century
Culture:
North German
Medium:
Bell metal
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 1/16 x 7 3/4 x 7in. (23 x 19.7 x 17.8cm) Base: 5 1/2in. (14cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Bell Metal
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.1539
Not on view
Dr. Albert Figdor, Vienna (until d. 1927); [his posthumous sale, Paul Cassirerat Hotel Esplanade, Berlin (Sept. 29-30, 1930, vol. V, no. 387)]; Irwin Untermyer, New York (until 1964)
Falke, Otto von, and Max J. Friedländer, ed. Die Sammlung Dr. Albert Figdor, Wien. part I, Vol. 5. Vienna: Paul Cassirer Verlag, 1930. no. 387, pl. CXLIX.

Arts of the Middle Ages: A Loan Exhibition, February 17 to March 24, 1940. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1940. no. 298, p. 84.

Gómez-Moreno, Carmen. Medieval Art from Private Collections: A Special Exhibition at The Cloisters, October 30, 1968 through January 5, 1969. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1968. no. 117.



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