S/2693 Antique Treen Lignum Vitae Snuff Pestle and Mortar
A good lignum vitae snuff pestle and mortar of traditional design, having a turned base to the mortar. The shaped pestle has a knop end. These were held in the hand for grinding snuff. The whole has a good rich colour and patination.
3 in. (7.5 cm.) High
1½ in. (4 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1800