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S/5635 Antique Treen 18th Century Lignum Vitae Pestle and Mortar

A good mid 18th century heart wood lignum vitae mortar of tapered form, having a pronounced reeded band and a deep stepped vertical foot. The heart wood pestle, of well turned proportions, has a shaped ring turned handle and knob end. Both have an excellent rich colour, good grain and patination.

Pestle: 10.5 in. (26.5 cm.) long and 2.5 in. (6.5 cm.) in diameter

Sold 7 in. (18 cm.) High
5 in. (14 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1750