Antique Treen Scandinavian Burr Birch Grinding Mortar and Stone

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Object Description

A most unusual and extremely tactile Scandinavian grinding mortar and stone, the rectangular burr birch mortar, with vertical sides and angled ends, has a recessed centre that fits the grinding stone. It was probably used for salt, sugar or other culinary substances. The whole has an excellent grain, colour and patination.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:7¾ in. (19.5 cm.) x H:1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) x D:4¾ in. (12 cm.) inches
  • country
  • year
    Circa 1800

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