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Lignum Vitae Apothecary's Pestle & Mortar

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An early 19th century apothecary's pestle & mortar made from turned Lignum Vitae, a much favoured wood for this implement being hard and durable, and once thought to impart its prophylactic qualities to the ingredients being ground. In excellent condition, the two parts being original to each other. 

Pestle 4.5 in long. 

Mortar 4 in high x d:1.5 in  

 

Item Code: 4134

£ 225

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