Red and amber solid stone mortar

Made:
1501-1900
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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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

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

Group of various pestles & mortars showing the variety of materials, ages and origins. Comprising: Stone mortar and
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Red and amber solid stone mortar, flat base, bulbous lower body and straight sides, 4 deep lugs, probably European, 1501 to 1900

Details

Category:
Pharmacy-ware
Object Number:
A658852
Measurements:
base: 74 mm,
type:
mortars and pharmacy (preparation) mortars and pharmacy (preparation)
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust