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Large 17th century antique lignum-vitae mortar


Code: 9874


H: 5" (12.7 cm)Di: 4.2" (10.7 cm)

Large 17th century antique  lignum-vitae mortar.   Fine, broad rim to ring turnings above and below baluster waist. The base with ring turnings and a turned thread within the base which suggests that it had some form of stand to which it would've been attached. Wonderful rich brown colour and good patination.
English, circa 1680 - 1700