Pestle

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-8262

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

pestles
cookware
carving (processes)
lead (metal)
wood (plant material)
Wood
Lead
Carved
Pestle

Inscription

Makers stamp at side of bottom end: J. DAY

Associated Building

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

Maker

Possibly Day, John (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

10 x 2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.394

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly

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