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S/5199 Antique Large 17th Century Elm Continental Mortar

A large and interesting floor standing elm heptagonal (seven sided) mortar, made from a single piece of timber. It has angled sides with a waisted centre and has an excellent pale honey colour, grain and patination.

Ex Deeley Collection and illustrated in A History of Cooking Through the Ages by Robert Deeley and Philip Drury on page 136.

Sold 15 in. (39.5 cm.) High
13 in. (33 cm.) Diameter Continental Circa 1680