This weighty marble mortar dates from the eighteenth-century. The marble is cream and light brown and has a rather textured surface on the outside. The bowl part is relatively shallow. Very heavy.
Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 11" diameter including lobes x 6¼" high. Internal diameter is
Approx. overall 28cm diameter including lobes x 16cm high. Internal diameter is 14cm