Antique French Wooden Mortar & Pestle 4¾"

SKU: 16168

A rare eighteenth-century / early nineteenth century wooden mortar and pestle set from France, perhaps the Sevigne region. The double-head pestle is made of boxwood and the mortar bowl is made of chestnut wood. A staple accessory in French kitchens, particularly for preparing pistou (like pesto). It would be a lovely piece to display on the kitchen counter for an instant touch of French country.

Condition and patina consistent with age. 
Approx. overall for mortar is 4¾" high x 8¼" external diameter. Pestle is 13½" cm long
Approx. overall for mortar is 12cm high x 21cm external diameter. Pestle is 34 cm long

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