Mortar and pestle

Object Number: 
1948.35ab
Date: 
1750-1850
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall (a, mortar): 8 in. × 6 1/2 in. (20.3 × 16.5 cm) Overall (b, pestle): 11 3/4 in. × 2 1/2 in. (29.8 × 6.4 cm)
Description: 
Baluster-shaped turned wood or treenware mortar with molded foot; turned burl pestle with cylindrical shaft and baluster shaped handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Major Lester D. Gardner
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group