Tall thin brass (?) mortar, with very flaring rim

Made:
1700-1800

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Group of various pestles & mortars showing the variety of materials, ages and origins. Comprising: Stone mortar and
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Group of various pestles & mortars showing the variety of materials, ages and origins. Comprising: Stone mortar and
Science Museum Group Collections
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Tall thin brass (?) mortar, with very flaring rim and squared handles, accompanying brass (?) pestle, German (?) 1700 to 1800

Details

Category:
Pharmacy-ware
Object Number:
A604787
Measurements:
pestle: 128 mm 37 mm, .56 kg
mortar: 138 mm 155 mm, 2.64 kg
type:
mortars and pestles, pharmacy (preparation) mortars and pestles, pharmacy (preparation)
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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