Footed Mortar

c. 1900
$818 $980 USD
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Dimensions
H: 10.25" Dia: 9.75"
Materials
Cast Iron
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
BJC108B
Estimated Shipping
$38

Since ancient times, apothecaries around the world have been using mortar and pestles like this one to grind medicinal herbs. This finely crafted and sculptural vessel was cast in iron in the early 1900s and would have been indispensable to a Korean doctor in preparing remedies for indigestion, high fevers, headaches and other maladies. With the pestle this is a solid, earthy addition to your decor, without the pestle we love to reimagine these mortars as sculptural jardinieres.

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“Over the years, I’ve incorporated many pieces from PAGODA RED into my designs. Not only can they balance new furnishings (and often new construction) by feeling more established, but the pieces emanate a sense of rich history, often leaving you wondering where they were in a previous life. These beautiful pieces carefully hand-selected by the team at PAGODA RED, coupled with their unbelievable customer service, make them a must-have for any home.”

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