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A Monumental Medieval Marble Mortar
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A Monumental Medieval Marble Mortar

An unusually large and rare monumental scale Italian white marble Medieval mortar c.1200-1400 AD. This object is eternally contemporary. A banal everyday piece so essential to life, yet its purity reveals a sense of the origins of culture and humanity, taking us back to where we all come from. It shares both a monastic and contemplative feeling amplified by its repaired fissures and cracks, old repairs spanning centuries making this object a truly treasured piece.

Width75cm (2′6″)
Height41cm (1′4″)
Depth66cm (2′2″)
Reference No.B9HDD

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