Mortar & Pestle

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-2200

Description

Porcelain mortar with porcelain and wood pestle; mortar has pouring spout and small base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mortars (grinding tools)
pestles
cookware
porcelain
wood (plant material)
Porcelain
Wood
Mortar & Pestle

Inscription

1) Cast on bottom: ""5/72"" [the 5 over the 72]. 2) Another covered by NFL jelly label: ""From Dr. John Green. Worcester / pestle: 0000"".

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.221A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.221AB