Mortar and Pestle

Mortar and Pestle

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mortar
Other Terms
mortar; MANUFACTURING & DISPENSING EQUIP.
date made
ca 1800
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
ID Number
1991.0664.0141
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05694
collector/donor number
SAP 406
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Medicine
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
European Apothecary
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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