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Mortar & pestle

Description

Waisted shape. Mortar w/ embossed decoration of crude C-scrolls below flared rim and at midsection. Embossed rings at base. Simple club-like pestle. Circular lid w/ hole at ceter for pestle. Underside is molded to fit over mortar. Traces of old brown paint on lid.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
pine (wood)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
cookware
Iron
iron (metal)
MORTAR & PESTLE
mortars (grinding tools)
pestles
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
8.75 (H), 10.625 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1403A-C
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26149

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