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Italian 16th Century
Mortar with Animals, Festoons, Shields of Arms, and Rope-shaped Handle
National Gallery of Art, Washington, District of Columbia

Italian 16th Century
Pestle

1616
Italian
early 16th century
bronze (medium brown patina)
Sculpture
16.2 x 3.3 cm (6 3/8 x 1 5/16 in)
Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his estate; purchased 1930 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); purchased 1945 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1957 to NGA.
1957.14.100.b
1379
97C
A-253.b
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