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Brass cup-shaped receptacle used when crushing or grinding ingredients. Side of receptacle has two handles. Grooves along top and bottom circumference. Its unusual patterning might be a result of exposure to compounds mixed inside the mortar, leaving the outside untouched.

Brass cup-shaped receptacle used when crushing or grinding ingredients. Side of receptacle has two handles. Grooves along top and bottom circumference.

Details

  • Title: Mortar Mortar, Side
  • Date Created: ca. 1890, ca. 1890
  • Type: Artifact, Artifact
  • Rights: Public Domain Mark 1.0, Public Domain Mark 1.2
  • External Link: View our digital collections
  • Medium: brass, brass

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