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Mortar and pestle

Object Number: 
Z.961
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 x 13 in. ( 83.8 x 33 cm )
Description: 
Turned wooden mortar and pestle, possibly a trade sign; turned, banded pestle with bowl top; tall mortar with incurving sides.
Gallery Label: 
This object was probably a meant to be a trade sign.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group