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About the object

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

Dimensions

4 in. (10 cm.) High 5¼ in. (13.5 cm.) Diameter

Stock number

S/3841