Mortar

Description
This bell-shaped eide mouth bronze mortar has five vertical gothic-style ribs at the waist. A single semi-circular is applied at the waist.
Urdang catalogued this mortar as Germanic, early 15th century.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mortar
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
gothic (overall style)
Measurements
overall: 8.7 cm x 13 cm x 12.1 cm; 3 7/16 in x 5 1/8 in x 4 3/4 in
unspecified
Germany
ID Number
1991.0664.0087
catalog number
M-05640
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 352
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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