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Mortar & Pestle

1991.221AB (RS21070)

Description

Porcelain mortar with porcelain and wood pestle; mortar has pouring spout and small base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
Inscriptions
1) Cast on bottom: ""5/72"" [the 5 over the 72]. 2) Another covered by NFL jelly label: ""From Dr. John Green. Worcester / pestle: 0000"".
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
cookware
Mortar & Pestle
mortars (grinding tools)
pestles
porcelain
Porcelain
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
2 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.221AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2200

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