Turned Wooden Mortar

c. 1900
$368 USD
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Dimensions
H: 6.5" Dia: 4.75"
Materials
Pine
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
TLC075E
Estimated Shipping
$20

This petite pinewood vessel is an early 20th century mortar once used daily in a provincial kitchen to grind herbs, spices, and condiments. The rustic container was hand-turned to an hourglass form and has a simple pattern of incised and raised horizontal bands. Aged with weathered texture and a rich patina, the mortar is ideal today as a tabletop planter or decorative vessel.

Bottom of mortar has worn through.

Additional Dimensions:
Diameter of Opening: 3.5"

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