Mortar (vessel)

Description
This mortar was cast by Thomas Sturton II at the South Petherton foundry between 1651-1683. It is thought that mortars as large as this were often cast for grocers and apothecaries.
Accession Loan No.
TTNCM : 187/2004/94
Collection Class
Domestic & Social Life
Common Name
mortar (vessel)
Simple Name
mortar (vessel)
Production Person Surname
Sturton (II)
Production Person Initials
Thomas
Period Classification
Post-Medieval (AD 1500-1800)
Production Date
1651-1682
Production Town
South Petherton
Production County
Somerset
Production Country
England
Production Continent
Europe
Material
metal, bronze

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