Turned wood mortar and pestle

Made:
1651-1850
maker:
Unknown
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Group of various pestles & mortars showing the variety of materials, ages and origins. Comprising: Stone mortar and
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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: Stone mortar and
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Turned wood mortar and pestle, probably English, 1651-1850

Details

Category:
Pharmacy-ware
Object Number:
A658984
Measurements:
pestle: 395 mm 60 mm, .5 kg
mortar base: 190 mm,
mortar: 180 mm 192 mm, 3.52 kg
type:
mortars and pestles and pharmacy (preparation) mortars and pestles and pharmacy (preparation)
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust