Item #: BQ786 -- Standing Mortar, ca. 17th/18th Century -- $3500.00
Solid cast bronze, muzzle of later form with round base, two stepped balusters and round ignition hole (another sealed closed). Muzzle rim consisting of a bronze ring with side mount for missing cover. A ball can be seen within the bore, but measurements indicate there is no room for a charge. This item weighs 77 lbs. and has a bore of 2 3/8", barrel is 9" deep and it stands 11" tall, 8" in diameter at the base and 6" in diameter at the muzzle.