Mortar and Pestle

Date

1800-1833

GUSN

GUSN-5929

Description

Turned maple mortar has stepped foot, short concave stem and barrel-shaped bowl with two sets of ring turnings; large rounded lip. Pestle has knop handle; slightly swelled stem with three incised lines at center; conical body with rounded base; string tied around knop handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mortars (grinding tools)
pestles
cookware
maple (wood)
treenware
maple (wood)
Maple
Treenware
MORTAR AND PESTLE

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

6.75 (H), 5.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1030AB