Mortar and Pestle


Urn-shaped cast bronze mortar with a pestle and a lid to keep the contents from spilling onto the work surface. The pestle has an acron-shaped finial.

Date Made: ca 1800

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: MedicinePharmacy


See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, European Apothecary, Art


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Related Publication: Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

Credit Line: Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0664.0141Accession Number: 1991.0664Catalog Number: M-05694Collector/Donor Number: SAP 406

Object Name: mortarOther Terms: mortar; MANUFACTURING & DISPENSING EQUIP.

Physical Description: bronze (overall material)cast (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 26 cm x 12 cm; 10 1/4 in x 4 3/4 in


Record Id: nmah_994111

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