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Mortar and pestle

Object Number: 
ca. 1700-1800
Wood, stone
Part (a, pestle): 9 × 2 1/8 × 2 in. (22.9 × 5.4 × 5.1 cm) Part (b, mortar): 8 × 5 in. (20.3 × 12.7 cm)
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
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