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Very Rare and Very Large Bronze Mortar (1 of 13)
Koos Limburg Jnr
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Koos Limburg Jnr. was born in the Netherlands, but has lived in Scotland since 1994 Over the years he has build up a well established and well respected antique business by participation only on important antique fairs in the UK as well as at the continent. Koos has specialised in high quality antiques over the whole range, with the result that he has sold many items to museums whole over the world. That’s why his slogan is: “for the new collector and the museum director.” Koos has a specialist knowledge for all the antiques he offers for sale. His fair display is well known and he is renowned for his imposing artistic and dramatic presentation stands in which he displays his collection of antiques, reflecting their excellent quality. He does not want to be identified as a specialist in one particular field or another, with the result that you can find anything and everything on his stand, covering the whole range of rare and unusual quality items of interest to the first time collector up to the museum director. His parents have been very influential in supporting him and have imbued him a detailed knowledge of, and a huge enthusiasm for the antiques business. Koos feels extremely privileged to have access to such invaluable expertise and guidance together with access to a well stocked family library about works of art and antiques to enable him to carry out detailed research. Koos guarantees to any potential collector that they are in experienced and reputable hands and that all items displayed have been thoroughly researched by him.
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Very Rare and Very Large Bronze Mortar

REF: LA417632
£1,950
€2,278
$2,453
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Description
Pharmacy Interest A Very Rare And very large Bronze Mortar. Still on its original cast iron and wood stand. The mortar signed and stamped L.E. Maritz = Louis Ernest Maritz (1774-1851) The Hague The Netherlands. L.E.Maritz was national gunsmith and cannon founder for the central government. His foundry was also making other products and they had a companionship with the iron foundry of L.I. Enthoven & Co. The iron stand is not marked but attributed to Enthoven. In 1848 the company name Maritz changed to Enthoven & Co. The mortar with bronze pestle. Measurements of the mortar are 24.5cm high 31cm diameter the total height including stand is 61cm, the weight of the bronze mortar 38.5 kg, cast in one piece.
measurements
Height:
61 cm
Width:
31 cm
Depth:
31 cm
declaration
Koos Limburg Jnr has clarified that the Very Rare and Very Large Bronze Mortar (LA417632) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1825
condition
In wonderful original used condition not cracked or repaired, with beautiful patination.
location
This Very Rare and Very Large Bronze Mortar is located in United Kingdom

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