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Mortar & pestle

1985.237AB (RS117561)

Description

Mortar, probably mahogany, w/ circular base and slightly hourglass-shaped form. Molded rings around base and top w/ two incised lines at waist. Bottom has three shallow holes. Pestle probably maple. Milk bottle shape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
cookware
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Maple
MORTAR & PESTLE
mortars (grinding tools)
pestles
Possibly maple (wood)
Dimensions
9.625 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.237AB
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25179

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