- Short, squat-shaped, brass mortar with wide mouth. Four baluster columns alternate between four stylized flowers. The band of writing just below the mouth is mostly illegible, except for the Roman numeral "MDCCXXXIII." Urdang believed this mortar to be from Spain.
- Testing with a X-Ray floesence spectrometer indicates the chemical composition of this mortar is about 81% copper, 14% Zinc, 3% tin, 2 % lead and trace metals.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- date made
- Physical Description
- bronze (overall material)
- cast (overall production method/technique)
- overall: 9.6 cm x 14.7 cm; 3 3/4 in x 5 13/16 in
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- collector/donor number
- SAP 371
- Credit Line
- Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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