S/4167 Antique Treen Scandinavian Burr Birch Grinding Mortar and Stone
A most unusual and extremely tactile Scandinavian grinding mortar and stone, the rectangular burr birch mortar, with vertical sides and angled ends, has a recessed centre that fits the grinding stone. It was probably used for salt, sugar or other culinary substances. The whole has an excellent grain, colour and patination.
7¾ in. (19.5 cm.) Wide
4¾ in. (12 cm.) Deep
1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) High
Scandinavian Circa 1800