A very large early 20th century Edwardian mortar and pestle by S.Mawson & Sons.
The large mortar has a lip to the edge and is impressed ‘Acid Proof’ underneath, the pestle is ceramic with a turned tapering wood handle.
The mortar has a chip to the lip and the rim of the base has an old chip repair. (Circa 1900)
Mortar: Height 18.5cm (7.3 inches)
Diameter 35.5cm (14 inches)
Pestle: Length 28cm (11 inches)