Mortar & Pestle

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1830-1860

GUSN

GUSN-2408

Description

Wooden mortar and pestle, both painted bright green, barrel-shaped mortar with molded rim and corresponding foot, turned pestle with round knob to handle; thick and sturdy.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mortars (grinding tools)
pestles
cookware
oak (wood)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
Oak
Turned
Painted
MORTAR & PESTLE

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.431A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

6 3/4 x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.431AB