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Mortar and pestle

Mortar and pestle

  • Place of origin:

    Taunton (made)

  • Date:

    1682 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ash, cherry and iron

  • Museum number:

    W.21-1920

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Mortar in turned ash, painted in black, yellow and red with a band of semi-circular and inverted arched. The side of the vessel is dated 1682, and the bottom is lined with iron. The pestle is made of cherry wood and is tipped with iron.

Place of Origin

Taunton (made)

Date

1682 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Ash, cherry and iron

Dimensions

Height: 6 in Mortar, Diameter: 5.5 in Mortar, Length: 11 in Pestle

Descriptive line

Mortar and pestle in turned ash, painted in black, yellow and red, and dated on the side. English, Somerset, 1682.

Materials

Ash; Cherry; Iron

Techniques

Turning; Lining

Categories

Tools & Equipment; Household objects

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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