READ THIS IN IT'S ENTIRETY BEFORE BIDDING!!! - Buyer pays $28 careful packing and domestic shipping - INTERNATIONAL BUYERS WILL PAY MORE - YOU MAY INQUIRE BEFORE AUCTION ENDS FOR THESE COSTS - (small items such as postcards and the like ship first class; T MAY BE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COSTS FOR USA BUYERS WEST OF ROCKIES AS IT IS CALLED FOR - Note: overseas buyers are advised to pay for express air shipment insured - if buyer insists on shipping any other uninsured, untracked and/or ground shipment internationally this is done at your own risk to the loss or damage of item!). PAYMENT: items paid for with Postal Money Orders will be mailed within 5 business days from receipt; items paid with personal checks, out of state bank checks and other money orders... read more
RARE - Original 1638 Flemish (Dutch) oversized highly ornate BRONZE MORTAR & PESTLE - mortar approx 6" wide at top and 5" tall - signed by HENRYCK TER HORST and dated (ME FECYT) 1638 - has many allegorical figures such as WINGED CHERUBS ANGELS and other embellishments plus 7.5" long bronze pestle - mortar in great shape for age; just wear from usage and age but no damage, cracks or repairs. GUARANTEED ORIGINAL AND AUTHENTIC (and more to come - last sold to very satisfied customer) - NO RESERVE - starting bid less than half of lowest appraised amount (appraised $1500- $2000).