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A walnut apothecary's pestle and mortar, having a flat horizontal rim with a pouring lip, that is above a deep bowl raised on a small rounded foot. The pestle is of traditional form, having a rounded base, conforming with the mortar, with incised lines and a knop to the top. The whole has a good pale colour and retains a patination.
Provenance: Labelled Desborough Collection
English Circa 1900
Pestle: 7 in. (18 cm.) Long