Bronze mortar & pestle, French, with Janus face, late 16th century

$1,250.00 AUD

Bronze mortar & pestle, moulded with four Janus heads between moulded double baluster columns, the lip flared. Probably French, late 16th century

Condition

Size

7.5 cm high, 12.5 cm wide

References

The Janus face comes from antiquity - the Roman god Janus was able to look both into the future and the past, and a model head in an apothecary shop could advertise before and after treatment.

In stock

Compare list
SKU: 1014115 Categories: , Tags: , ,

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Bronze mortar & pestle, French, with Janus face, late 16th century”

Your email address will not be published.