A beautiful mortar with its original pestle in turned lignum vitae wood. The cylindrical body of the mortar is decorated with raised bands and a number of incised rings.
England. Late 17th / early 18th century.
Dimensions: height (of the mortar): 22cm ; diameter : 15,5cm ; length of the pestle 27cm
The mortar is in very good condition. The pestle has some slight damage to the top and an old vertical (stable) crack.