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Pestle

Description

Wooden pestle of long and slender shape (not unlike a baseball bat). Weighted at the bottom with lead filling.

Details

Maker
Possibly Day, John (Maker)
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
Makers stamp at side of bottom end: J. DAY
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
lead (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
cookware
Lead
lead (metal)
Pestle
pestles
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
10 x 2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.394
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8262
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