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SOLD Primitive Wood Mortar and Pestle
Mortar and pestle from pharmacy or drugstore, Circa 1880, wood, NO damage to either piece, mortar is 4 3/4" tall, pedestal base is 3" diameter with lathe turning hole on the bottom, mortar opening is 4" diameter, basin is 2 1/2" deep, see photo of wonderful wood graining. Pestle is 6 3/4" long. This early mortar and pestle was an essential mashing tool used in pharmacies for mixing apothecary ingredients, grains, seeds and herbs. It has been cleaned and would make a handsome display piece. We have several others to choose from in different sizes. See last photo.
This is the last of a massive 12k piece antique pharmacy collection. Some of the best saved for last. It will take us a while but we will be actively adding items. So in addition to the 150+ pharmacy and drugstore items available for sale right now we will be adding more. All are ON SALE, tins, glass bottles, apothecary jars, unopened bottles in original boxes. All bottles are clean. NO damage, NO cracks, NO chips.
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