Carved ivory mortar and double-ended pestle
Carved ivory mortar and double-ended pestle, depicting dragons, birds, animals and foliage in bands of geometric pattern, highlighted with gold-leaf, possibly Chinese, 1600-1900
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pestle: 165 mm 27 mm, .1 kg
mortar: 100 mm 103 mm, .5 kg
mortar base: 103 mm,
- mortars and pestles and pharmacy (preparation) ivory, mortars and pestles and pharmacy (preparation)
- Loan, Wellcome Trust
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