A good contemporary model of a mortar
A good contemporary model of a mortar, early 19th century. The bronze barrel with ¾" bore, turned reinforced muzzle, raised vent. On its bronze bed with bronze fittings, the capsquares each secured by a pair of brackets (one missing). Good colour and patina overall.
Length of barrel 2" (5.2cms) Overall length 4¾" (11.8cms)