Composition pestle and mortar

Made:
1870-1901 in London
maker:
S Maw, Son & Thompson

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Group of various pestles & mortars showing the variety of materials, ages and origins. Comprising (from centre
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Composition pestle and mortar, hemispherical mortar with pouring lip, wooden handled pestle, by S. Maw Son and Thompson, 1870 to 1901

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Details

Category:
Pharmacy-ware
Object Number:
A643068
Materials:
pottery (composition) and wood
Measurements:
pestle: 215 mm 51 mm, .3 kg
mortar: 105 mm 177 mm, 1.86 kg
together: 2.16 kg
type:
mortars and pestles and pharmacy (preparation) mortars and pestles and pharmacy (preparation)
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust

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