Lot mortar, pestle. The lot includes one round stone mortar and eight pestles or pestles fragments. Some of the pestels show use as a horizontal, or mano type.

19th c.

Mortar and pestle, for herb gathering, etc., iron

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Object: Chinese steel mortar and iron pestle with wooden handle. The leather collar kept the...

a. Mortar and b. pestle for grinding spices. Material: brass. Shape: Cup on stand. Mortar height: 6", 5" at rim. Pestle height: 8 1/2". Description: Ornamented with design going...

Pestle, stone, symmetrical.

Cylindrical, with rounded ends; rough finish (jm 1/96)

collected Dec. 30, 1910 - Jan. 12, 1911

Pestle, stone, small. Received from: Mrs. Kilbar

Tapered, cylindrical (JMaas 1/96)

Pestle, stone

"Chumash."(RS, 3/79)

"Grinding as versus a pounding instrument."(Lowell Bean, 7/92)

Cylindrical shape (JM 1/96)

ca. 1865

Mortar and Pestle. Description: a) Mortar. Cast iron. Conical-shaped. b) Pestle. Cast iron with wood handle. 4 1/4" diameter, cylindrical striking end with 22 1/2" sleeve. Inserted into the...

A collection of 22 California charm stones; a pestle with bifurcated top; and two small mortars. Prehistoric. Charm stones are 2.5" to 6" long.

One pestle from Mission San Jose, with hand or thumb grip. It was found in the orchard of the property at 472 Selby Lane, Atherton. It is fractured in two pieces, at about one third length.

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