Mill Stone

c. 1900
$2,280 USD
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Dimensions
H: 19.0" Dia: 9.5"
Materials
Limestone
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
TLB027A
Estimated Shipping
$388

This unusual stone pedestal is actually a late 19th-century cylindrical mill stone. Hand-carved of solid limestone with a textured and ribbed surface, the stone was used for threshing wheat and other grains on a farm in China's Shanxi province. The heavy stone roller would have been pulled, by man or ox, across a grain harvest to separate grain from the straw and chaff. Shortened for use as a seat or side table, the limestone column has a minimalist form that blends effortlessly into any interior.

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