Mortar (Fragment) and Pestle

Object Name: 
Mortar (Fragment) and Pestle

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Object Name: 
Mortar (Fragment) and Pestle
Accession Number: 
(a) Mortar H: 10.2 cm, W: 14.2 cm, D (max preserved): 12.5 cm; (b) Pestle L (max preserved): 13.1 cm, Diam (rounded end): 3.9 cm
On Display
possibly 1600-1699
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Wunsch Foundation, Inc.
Primary Description: 
Opaque dark green appearing black, corroded glass; blown, hot worked. Hemispherical shaped bowl (a) with cylindrical shaped pestle (b). Both pieces fragmentary.
Wunsch Foundation Inc., Source
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The Gather (2008) illustrated, cover;
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The Mystery of alchemy and its Influence on Baroque Explored at The Corning Museum of Glass illustrated