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Mortar and Pestle Lamp

1977.320 (RS116559)

Description

Lignum vitae mortar and pestle both with ring turnings throughout; made into lamp drilled and electrified.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1820
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
drilling (process)
lignum vitae (wood)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Drilled
drilling (process)
LAMP
lamps (lighting devices)
Lignum Vitae
lignum vitae (wood)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
13 (H), 7.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.320
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4000

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