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Early 19th Century Brass Apothecary Mortar & Pestle, Continental Circa 1820

$400per set


The cast body of cylindrical form rising to a flaring rim, engraved with incised ring turned detail to the exterior, interior and underside, sided by twin open handles together with what appears to be its original pestle with compressed and flattened ends. Combined weight, 3.5 lbs.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 4.5 in. (11.43 cm)Diameter: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1820
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Ottawa, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2728314456091

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  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Ottawa, Canada
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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