A large and weighty mortar from the late eighteenth / early nineteenth century. Made from cast iron it was most probably used by a pharmacist. Great condition and a beautiful patina. This could make a lovely cachepot. Very heavy.
Condition and patina consistent with age.
Approx. overall 14¼" diameter x 11½" high
Approx. overall 36cm diameter x 29cm high
USA delivery - $160 including all import taxes