Alberghetti Foundry

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Mortar, Alberghetti Foundry  , Venice, Copper alloy with a high content of tin, some lead, and no trace of zinc; the usual trace elements of iron, nickel, silver, and antimony are present, confirming that this is an alloy of fire-refined copper, certainly dating before about 1880; dark brown patina., Italian, Venice

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