- A cast bronze beaker-shaped mortar with a flared mouth and wide rim. Four vertical ribs on the body terminate at the base with paw-like feet. The square-shaped handle is applied to the body.
- Urdang attributes this mortar to the late 15th century Germany. In the catalogue he writes, "The tall slender form and the lion paws...are characteristic for this period of German Gothic mortars."
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Other Terms
- mortar; MANUFACTURING & DISPENSING EQUIP.
- Physical Description
- bronze (overall material)
- gothic (overall style)
- overall: 14 cm x 17 cm x 15.3 cm; 5 1/2 in x 6 11/16 in x 6 in
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- collector/donor number
- SAP 354
- Credit Line
- Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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