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Mortar & Pestle

1991.431AB (RS21502)

Description

Wooden mortar and pestle, both painted bright green, barrel-shaped mortar with molded rim and corresponding foot, turned pestle with round knob to handle; thick and sturdy.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1860
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
oak (wood)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
cookware
MORTAR & PESTLE
mortars (grinding tools)
Oak
oak (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
pestles
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
6 3/4 x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.431AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2408

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