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Mortar and Pestle.

Mortar and Pestle.
Title
Mortar and Pestle.
Date 
ca. 1800-1900
Medium 
Wood, porcelain
Dimensions 
a (mortar): 3 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (7.9 x 13 cm) b (pestle): 7 x 1 1/2 in. (17.8 x 3.8 cm)
Description 
Plain, thick walled, semi-spherical mortar with spout; pestle has porcelain bottle and wooden handle with knop at top.
Object Number 
1938.442ab
Marks 
impressed: on bottom of mortar: "2" impressed: on ceramic part of pestle: "2"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group