- Beaker-shaped mortar with flaring mouth. Six gothic-style vertical ribs extend from the neck to the base of the mortar. At the waist is a small rope-style handle with a rusty hammered ring looped through the handle. Urdang attributes this mortar to 16th century Spain.
- Analysis of the metal July 15th, 2009 using a X-Ray Florescence Spectrometer indicates the forged ring attached to the handle is predominantly iron. However, the analysis of the mortar was inconclusive and could not definitively determine its composition.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- overall: 11.3 cm x 12 cm; 4 7/16 in x 4 3/4 in
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- collector/donor number
- SAP 368
- Credit Line
- Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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