Cylindrical mortar with pestle

Made:
1600-1900
maker:
Unknown
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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Ivory mortar, cylindrical with slight latitudinal line decoration at top and bottom, with ivory pestle, Mont Estoril, Portugal, 1600-1900

Details

Category:
Pharmacy-ware
Object Number:
A604141
type:
mortars and pestles and pharmacy (preparation) ivory, mortars and pestles and pharmacy (preparation)
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust