Mortar and pestle

Mortar and pestle
Title
Mortar and pestle
Date 
ca. 1700-1800
Medium 
Wood, stone
Dimensions 
a (pestle): 9 x 2 1/8 x 2 in. (22.9 x 5.4 x 5.1 cm) b (mortar): 8 x 5 in. (20.3 x 12.7 cm)
Description 
Cylindrical wood or treenware mortar taken from a cross-section of a branch or tree; stone pestle with rounded grinding end.
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number 
1920.140ab
Provenance 
The George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group