Antiques - Miscellaneous / Bronze Mortars
Reference: Z1057

Mortar. Carved stone. Century XVIII. Mortar made of a single piece of carved stone that has a circular base and four handles or worn projections carved towards the outside of its body, shaped like a cup. These types of pieces were created for use in pharmacies (which could be in a city, in a religious institution or in a hospital) or in a kitchen (of a large residence or, again, of a religious institution), not It being possible to further specify its purpose due to the lack of decorative elements and the usual pattern of the model to which this piece belongs, with a long tradition in Europe. Similar copies are preserved, for example, in the Hispanic Pharmacy Museum of the Complutense University of Madrid, the Pharmacy History Museum in Seville, the Pharmacy Museum in Krakow, etc.

· Size: 73x73x45 cms.

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