Tamlyns 2008 Auction – Lot 008

An 18th century bronze mortar, decorated in relief with the initials WRM, the reverse, with the date 1730. 9 inches diameter, 7.5 inches high. The initials are those of Robert Williames of Erbistock, brother of Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, and his wife Meriel Williames of Ystumcolwyn, County Montgomery, and Meillionydd, County Caernarvon, the maternal grandmother of Ann Williames (1731-1791), wife of 1st Baronet Sir Robert Howell Vaughan (1723-1791), and sole heiress to these estates.

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