Antique Treen 18th Century Lignum Vitae Pestle and Mortar

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Object Description

A good 18th century lignum vitae pestle and mortar in both heart and sap wood, with the mortar of traditional form having a waisted centre with a moulded bead and reeded and incised line decoration. The matching pestle, with a turned and shaped handle, has a domed turned end and incised lines. The whole has an excellent colour and patination.

Pestle: 8 inches (20.5 cm.) long

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    H:7 in. (18 cm.) inches
  • country
  • year
    Circa 1780
  • diameter
    5½ in. (14 cm.) inches

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