19th Century Snuff Mortar. This hardwood 19th-century snuff mortar with pestle, dating back to circa 1840, has some wonderful patina. Crafted with precision, the mortar bears the marks of age and use, lending it a unique character. A subtle, light split of approximately 3cm graces one side, adding to its charm. This historical piece stands as a testament to the bygone era of snuff-taking, making it a captivating collector’s piece. The piece is in good condition with only age related signs of wear aside from the historic split.
1840, Hardwood, British.
Height – 10cm
Width – 5cm
Depth – 5cm
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