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Spice mill

Spice mill

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1660-1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Turned wood

  • Museum number:

    W.18-1926

  • Gallery location:

    British Galleries, Room 57, case 1 []

Physical description

Spice mill in turned wood, baluster form. The upper part is perforated and is used to crush spice through the middle into the lower receptacle. Probably walnut.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1660-1700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Turned wood

Dimensions

Height: 5.875 in, Diameter: 3.25 in

Descriptive line

Spice mill in turned wood, in three parts, in baluster form. English, mid 17th century.

Materials

Walnut; Wood

Techniques

Turning

Categories

Household objects; Tools & Equipment

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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