French Mid-19th Century Marble Mortar and Pestle


French Mid-19th Century Marble Mortar and Pestle
Amazing find this Mid-19th Century Mortar made of Marble and this Late-19th Century Thomas Maddock & Sons #6 Pestle. These two pieces would not have been an original matching item but have ended up together at some point in their lifetime.
The Mortar is made from a solid piece of marble and weighs in at just under 11-pounds, measures 4½” tall, 10” in diameter to outside of handles, the bowl is 3” in depth and 5½” diameter at top edge.
The Pestle is marked with a #6, it was made by Thomas Maddock & Sons in the late 1800s. Measures 9” long and it is made of porcelain with a wooden handle.

Found in Lead South Dakota, Home of the Homestake Gold Mine of 1875.
Circa, 1850-1880s
Condition, solid, mortar has chips along handle edges and bowl edges. Pestle is solid wood handle is loose at stone and stress cracks in the porcelain.
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