~ Circa 1800 Georgian Brass Mortar ~
A circa 1800 brass mortar used for grinding spices and medicines, flared at the top and attached to the brass base. There is a pleasing ribbed mid section.
~ Dimensions ~
The mortar has a height of 3 inches (7.6 cm) and an overall diameter of 4.5 inches (11.4 cm). It weighs 455 g.
~ Condition ~
The body has some minor wear and a few surface scratches, the brass colour inside the shell has been blackened. Having been extensively used the rims are lightly out of true. It remains in otherwise good condition.
Circa 1800 Georgian Brass Mortar