A superb antique Danish mortar in beautiful early brass alloy, dating to the reign of Christian VII (1766-1806), this mortar dates early in his reign, c. 1770-1790.
A beautiful brass mortar with a corrosponding pestle, very decorative and a nice antique for both display and kitchen use. Note the fine baroque details and the nice coat of arms and makers marks in the bottom. The pestle displays some remnants of having been intensely decorated
Size: Mortar is ca. 108 mm. high and 108 mm. wide, pestle is ca. 19,5 cm. long and combined weight of the set is around 1,8 kilograms.
Provenance: Thorkild Krarup Lange Collection, Retired Pharmacist in Copenhagen.