Small white marble bowl-like mortar

Made:
1601-1800
Group of various pestles & mortars showing the variety of materials, ages and origins. Comprising (from centre

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Group of various pestles & mortars showing the variety of materials, ages and origins. Comprising (from centre
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Small white marble bowl-like mortar, with carved fluting and beading, four decorated lugs, possibly Italian, 1601-1800

Details

Category:
Pharmacy-ware
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A665036
Measurements:
overall: 92 mm 150 mm, 1.66 kg
base: 62 mm,
type:
mortars and pharmacy (preparation) mortars and pharmacy (preparation)
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust