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Mortar and pestle

Description

A)--Mortar cylindrical form tapering at waist; turned w/ molded and incised banding; B)--Pestle w/ turned mushroom cap; finial on tapering stem and bulbous ovoid body.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1825
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
lignum vitae (wood)
walnut (wood)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
cookware
Lignum Vitae
MORTAR AND PESTLE
mortars (grinding tools)
pestles
Possibly lignum vitae (wood)
Possibly walnut (wood)
Walnut
Dimensions
8.5 (H), 7.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.463AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50864

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