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Mortar & pestle

1998.1039AB (RS23787)

Description

Mortar and pestle, both thick and heavy. Mortar is thicker at rim and base w/ turning creating borders at mid-section. Turned handle on pestle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
lignum vitae (wood)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
cookware
Lignum Vitae
MORTAR & PESTLE
mortars (grinding tools)
pestles
Possibly lignum vitae (wood)
Dimensions
7.75 (H), 6 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1039AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19279

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