London, South Kensington
12 November 2003
A treen pepper mortar/grinder
Late 17th or early 18th century
Of baluster form, with waisted stem and circular foot
9in. (22.8cm.) high, overall
Owen Evan-Thomas collection, thence to the present vendor.
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Owen Evan-Thomas, Domestic Utensils of Wood, Stobart davies, Hertford 1973. Illustrated plate 33, discussed on page 82. Evan-Thomas describes the mortar as English and early 18th century.
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