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Mortar and Pestle
Located in Round Top, TX
Cast iron mortar and pestle.
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1880s Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Iron

Antique Mortar and Pestle
Mortar and Pestle
H 8.5 in W 8 in D 8 in
Brass Mortar and Pestle
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A vintage Mortar and Pestle of brass. The piece is quite patinated, but could easily be brought to
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19th Century European Folk Art Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Brass

Antique Brass Mortar and Pestle
Brass Mortar and Pestle
H 4.25 in Dm 4.25 in
Antique Vintage Brass Mortar and Pestle
Located in South Salem, NY
This early 20th-century mortar and pestle is made of brass with an honest patina. Both the mortar
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Early 20th Century French Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Brass

Antique Vintage Brass Mortar and Pestle
Located in South Salem, NY
This early 20th-century mortar and pestle is made of brass with an honest patina. Both the mortar
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Early 20th Century French Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Brass

Antique Vintage Brass Mortar and Pestle
Located in South Salem, NY
This early 20th-century mortar and pestle is made of brass with an honest patina. Both the mortar
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Early 20th Century French Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Brass

Antique Vintage Brass Mortar and Pestle
Located in South Salem, NY
This early 20th-century mortar and pestle is made of brass with an honest patina. Both the mortar
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Early 20th Century French Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Brass

Antique Vintage Brass Mortar and Pestle
Located in South Salem, NY
This early 20th-century mortar and pestle is made of brass with an honest patina. Both the mortar
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Early 20th Century French Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Brass

Antique Vintage Brass Mortar and Pestle
Located in South Salem, NY
This early 20th-century mortar and pestle made of brass with an honest patina. Both the mortar and
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Early 1900s French Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Brass

Antique Vintage Brass Mortar and Pestle
Located in South Salem, NY
This early 20th-century mortar and pestle is made of brass with an honest patina. Both the mortar
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Early 20th Century French Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Brass

Antique Vintage Brass Mortar and Pestle
Located in South Salem, NY
This early 20th-century mortar and pestle is made of brass with an honest patina. Both the mortar
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Early 20th Century French Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Brass

Wooden Mortar and Pestle, Italy
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Wooden footed mortar and pestle. Handcrafted in Italy, nice patina. Total height with pestle: 14
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Early 20th Century Italian Victorian Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Wood

Wooden African Mortar and Pestle
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Handcrafted in Africa, wooden footed mortar and pestle. Great patina this kind of Moroccan mortar
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19th Century African Folk Art Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Wood

Spanish 18th Century Mortar and Pestle
Located in Atlanta, GA
A very handsome 18th century mortar and pestle hand carved from a solid block of wood. Sensational
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18th Century Spanish Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Wood

French 18th Century Mortar and Pestle
Located in Atlanta, GA
A sensational 18th century mortar and pestle in iron with its base constructed from a solid block
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Mid-18th Century French Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Iron

Antique Large Wood American Mortar and Pestle.
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Large wood antique American mortar and pestle. Early rare turned wood footed mortar and pestle
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Late 19th Century North American Country Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Wood

Antique Cast Iron Mortar and Pestle, 19th Century
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Finely proportioned, medium sized cast iron mortar and pestle. With its original finish and
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19th Century European Victorian Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Iron

Vintage Wooden Mortar and Pestle, Italy
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Wooden footed mortar and pestle hand turned and carved from one piece of dense fruitwood
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Early 20th Century Italian Organic Modern Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Wood, Fruitwood

Large Antique Wooden American Mortar and Pestle
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Large wood antique American mortar and pestle. Early 19th c. Americana turned wood footed mortar
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Early 20th Century Moroccan Folk Art Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Wood

Substantial Antique Italian Bronze Mortar and Pestle
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Substantial antique Italian bronze mortar and pestle, finely cast with shell and floral band
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18th Century Italian Baroque Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Bronze

17th Century Lignum Vitae Mortar and Pestle
Located in Chicago, IL
An incredible 17th century English mortar and pestle made from turned lignum vitae, an extremely
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17th Century British Rustic Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Hardwood

Three Antique English Brass Mortar and Pestle Sets
Located in Port Chester, NY
chemist's mortar and pestle, circa 1800. Others date circa 1870.
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19th Century English Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Brass

17th century apothecary's ivory mortar and pestle - Indo-Portuguese
Located in Bruxelles, BE
Large apothecary's ivory mortar and pestle Indo-Portuguese 17th century Cites certificate number IT
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17th Century Indian Spanish Colonial Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Ivory

19th Century Mortar and Pestle
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
19th century fruitwood mortar and pestle. Remnants of oxblood red and silver blue banded paint
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Early 19th Century American Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Fruitwood

19th Century Mortar and Pestle
19th Century Mortar and Pestle
H 6.5 in W 5.5 in D 5.5 in
Antique Mortar And Pestle, English, Brass Apothecary Instrument, Victorian, 1850
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique mortar and pestle. An English, brass apothecary instrument, dating to the
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Mid-19th Century British Victorian Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Brass

Spanish Moorish Mortar and Pestle 16th/17th century
By Estadio of Spain
Located in DELFT, NL
Spanish - Moorish Gothic bronze mortar and pestle with ribs, most likely from Andalusia. Of conical
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17th Century Spanish Gothic Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Bronze

Large English 18th Century Queen Anne Period Wooden Mortar And Pestle
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Large English 18th Century Queen Anne Period Wooden Mortar And Pestle
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Late 18th Century British Folk Art Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Wood

Italian Bronze Mortar and Pestle, Signed, Christopher Eberhardt, Circa 1830
Located in Hollywood, SC
Italian bronze mortar and pestle. Christopher Eberhardt, Anno J667 Grabavw, Early 19th Century
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1830s Italian Neoclassical Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Bronze

Italian Bronze Mortar and Pestle, Original Patina, Italy, Pharmacy or Herbalist
Located in Roma, IT
Antique bronze mortar. Handmade with pestle. Original patina Italian bronze mortar and pestle
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Mid-19th Century European Grand Tour Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Bronze

18th Century English Treen Yew Wood Mortar and Pestle
Located in Stamford, CT
18th century English treen mortar and pestle hand turned and carved from yew wood with the rich and
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Mid-18th Century English Georgian Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Yew

Antique Apothecary Mortar and Pestle, English, Bronze, Beech, Chemist, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique apothecary mortar and pestle. An English, bronze and beech chemist's aid
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Late 19th Century British Victorian Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Bronze

Austrian Bronze Mortar and Pestle, Original Patina, Pharmacy or Herbalist
Located in Nuernberg, DE
Offered is a beautiful antique solid brass mortar and pestle set. The mortar has a cylindrical
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1920s Austrian Hollywood Regency Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Metal, Brass

19th Century Fruitwood Mortar and Pestle
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
19th century fruitwood mortar and pestle. Lathe work, remnants of paint or dark stain. Original
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Early 19th Century American Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Fruitwood

Italian Bronze Mortar and Pestle, Original Patina, Italy, Pharmacy or Herbalist
Located in Roma, IT
Antique bronze mortar. Handmade with pestle. Original patina Mortar from pharmacy or herbalist
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Mid-19th Century Italian Other Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Bronze

Folk Art Tole Pharmacy Trade Sign of a Mortar and Pestle
Located in New York, NY
American Folk Art (19th Century) tole pharmacy store trade sign of mortar and pestle.  
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19th Century American Country Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Metal

Large Antique Mortar and Pestle, English Ceramic, Apothecary, Cookery, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique mortar and pestle. An English, ceramic and beech apothecary or cookery aid
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Late 19th Century British Late Victorian Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Ceramic, Beech

Antique Mortar and Pestle, English, Ceramic, Apothecary, Cookery Tool, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique mortar and pestle. An English, ceramic and beech apothecary or cookery tool by
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Late 19th Century British Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Ceramic

Vintage Boho Apothecary Wrought Iron Mortar and Pestle - Set of 5
Located in west palm beach, FL
Incredible set of 5 Boho mortar and pestles. Beautiful wrought iron vessels from back it the days
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Early 20th Century North American Bohemian Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Wrought Iron

Very Large Early 19th Century American Carved Wood Mortar and Pestle
Located in Rochester, NY
Amazing early American mortar and pestle. Possibly Native American. Hand carved hardwood from a
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Early 19th Century American Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Wood, Hardwood

Antique Tudor Rose Mortar And Pestle, English, Bronze, Apothecary, 17th Century
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique Tudor Rose mortar and pestle. An English, bronze apothecary instrument, dating
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Mid-17th Century British Other Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Bronze

Large Estate Solid Iron Mortar And Pestle, Circa 1930's-1940's.
Located in New Orleans, LA
Large Estate Solid Iron Mortar And Pestle, Circa 1930's-1940's. Very heavy and substantial piece
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Early 20th Century American Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Iron

Antique Mortar and Pestle Duo, English, Ceramic, Kitchen, Apothecary, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique mortar and pestle duo. An English, ceramic and beech apothecary or cookery aid
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Late 19th Century British Late Victorian Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Ceramic, Beech

Antique Apothecary Mortar and Pestle, English, Brass, Chemist, Victorian, C.1850
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique apothecary mortar and pestle. An English, brass chemist's shop aid, dating to
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Mid-19th Century British Early Victorian Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Brass

River Stone Mortar And Pestle From San Luis Potosí, Mexico, Mid 19th Century
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Primitive river stone mortar and pestle from San Luis Potosí, Mexico, circa mid 19th century
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Mid-19th Century Mexican Primitive Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Stone

Japanese XL Wooden Mortar and Pestle, Rustic, Wabi-Sabi, Japan, 1920s
Located in Antwerp, BE
Japan; Rustic; Wabi-Sabi; Kitchen objects; Mortar & Pestle; 1920's; Craftsmanship; Patina
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1920s Japanese Rustic Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Wood

19th Century Rustic Carved Wooden Mortar and Pestle Mounted on Black Custom Base
Located in Yonkers, NY
An antique Southeast Asian carved wooden mortar and pestle mounted on black custom base. Embrace
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19th Century Asian Rustic Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Wood

Small French Bronze Mortar and Pestle with Fleur De Lys and Crown, Circa 1700
Located in Dallas, TX
This small bronze mortar and pestle are from France, circa 1700. The circular opening has several
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Early 1700s French Louis XIV Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Bronze

Small Antique 1900s Solid Brass Apothecary Mortars and Pestles - Set of 2
Located in Chicago, IL
Set of 2 very cool heavy brass (?) antique mortar and pestles. Actually one may be brass and one
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Early 20th Century Unknown Classical Roman Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Brass

Brass Mortar and Pestle Minature
Located in BUNGAY, SUFFOLK
Measures: Mortar height 5.5cm Mortar width 10.2cm Mortar depth 10.2cm   Pestle: 10 x 2.5cm
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1890s English Baroque Revival Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Brass

19th Century Kitchen Mortar and Pestle
Located in Chicago, IL
A fantastic 19th century American kitchen hardwood mortar with a turned softwood pestle. It’s
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19th Century American Primitive Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Wood

19th Century Kitchen Mortar and Pestle
19th Century Kitchen Mortar and Pestle
H 6.5 in W 8.25 in D 8.25 in
French Early 20th Century Mortar and Pestle
Located in South Salem, NY
An early 20th century French white marble and pestle. The pestle has a wood handle and a stone base
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Early 20th Century French Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Stone

An apothecary bronze mortar and pestle, Italy 1700.
Located in Milan, IT
Bronze Apothecary mortar, fitted with mortar pestle. Italy early 18th century.
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Early 18th Century Italian Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Bronze

An apothecary bronze mortar and pestle, Italy 1700.
Located in Milan, IT
Bronze Apothecary mortar, fitted with mortar pestle. Italy early 18th century.
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Early 18th Century Italian Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Bronze

An apothecary bronze mortar and pestle, Italy 1700.
Located in Milan, IT
Bronze Apothecary mortar, fitted with mortar pestle. Italy early 18th century.
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Early 18th Century Italian Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Bronze

An apothecary bronze mortar and pestle, England 1800.
Located in Milan, IT
Bronze Apothecary mortar, fitted with mortar pestle. England early 19th century.
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Early 19th Century English Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Bronze

An apothecary glass mortar and pestle, Italy 18th century.
Located in Milan, IT
Apothecary glass mortar, fitted with glass pestle. Italy early 18th century.
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Early 18th Century Italian Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Glass

European Antique Pestle and Mortar in Brass
Located in London, GB
European antique pestle and mortar in brass Continental, c. 1900 Mortar: height 20 cm, diameter
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Early 20th Century European Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Brass

Polished Brass Antique Pestle and Mortar Set
Located in London, GB
Polished brass antique pestle and mortar set Continental, c. 1900 Mortar: height 12 cm, diameter
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Early 20th Century European Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Brass

Small 19th Century French Bronze Mortar with Pestle
Located in Dallas, TX
This small bronze mortar and pestle are from 19th century France. The outside of the mortar has
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19th Century French Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Bronze

African Pestle & Mortar
Located in London, Charterhouse Square
Large mortar and pestle from late 19th to early 20th century, carved from single piece of wood
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Early 20th Century Antique Mortar And Pestle

Materials

Wood

African Pestle & Mortar
African Pestle & Mortar
H 45.28 in Dm 11.42 in
Antique French Marble Mortar with Pestle, 19th Century
Located in Dallas, TX
During antiquity, mortars and pestles were used to grind up herbs for cooking or by pharmacists to
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19th Century French Antique Mortar And Pestle

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Stone, Marble

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Antique Mortar And Pestle For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the antique mortar and pestle you’re looking for. An antique mortar and pestle — often made from metal, wood and stone — can elevate any home. Your living room may not be complete without an antique mortar and pestle — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. An antique mortar and pestle made by Baroque designers — as well as those associated with Georgian — is very popular. A well-made antique mortar and pestle has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Berber Tribes of Morocco and Rosenthal are consistently popular.

How Much is a Antique Mortar And Pestle?

Prices for an antique mortar and pestle can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $86 and can go as high as $11,569, while the average can fetch as much as $625.
Questions About Antique Mortar And Pestle
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 19, 2021
    The best mortar and pestle may vary depending upon your individual needs. This ancient kitchen accessory is not only a collector’s item but also a sturdy choice for your grinding needs. Shop a wide range of mortars and pestles on 1stDibs today.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    The purpose of a mortar and pestle is to grind and mash items. In kitchens, people use them to prepare fresh herbs. Pharmacists and scientists may utilize them to break crystals and other substances into powders. On 1stDibs, shop a range of antique and vintage mortar and pestle sets.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes. Mortar and pestles, which have been used since the Stone Age, are still used today by cooks, herbalists and pharmacists. The mortar is a bowl made of wood, ceramic, stone, or metal, and the pestle is a club-shaped instrument used to scrape, press and grind ingredients into the desired consistency. Shop a collection of antique, vintage and modern mortar and pestles from top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    The best material for a mortar and pestle is a solid stone, such as granite or marble. The enormous weight of these stone mortars and pestles will break down the materials, and they will be able to withstand years of pounding and grinding before needing to be replaced. Shop a range of antique and vintage mortars and pestles on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 31, 2023
    Whether wooden mortar and pestles are good is largely a matter of personal opinion. Some people like the feel of wood or appreciate how a wooden set looks displayed in their kitchen. On 1stDibs, shop a selection of mortar and pestle sets.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 26, 2021
    The best kind of mortar and pestle is really a matter of preference. The most suitable option for general use would be one made from a solid stone material such as granite or marble. Shop a range of marble mortars and pestles from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Which stone is the best for a mortar and pestle is largely a matter of personal opinion. Both granite and marble can produce durable sets. Some manufacturers also produce them out of stainless steel. You'll find a collection of antique mortar and pestles on 1stDibs.