Mortar and pestle

Date

1750-1825

GUSN

GUSN-50864

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

Descriptive Terms

mortars (grinding tools)
pestles
cookware
lignum vitae (wood)
walnut (wood)
walnut (wood)
Lignum Vitae
Walnut
MORTAR AND PESTLE

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

8.5 (H), 7.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.463AB