Antique bronze Mortar with Pestle

Mortar with Pestle

Bronze Pestle

Object: Bronze Mortar, apothecaries chamber pot. One used this in the 16th century as a tool for an apothecary or doctor. To flatten medicinal herbs, for numerous sicknesses or to get the sickness with these herbs under control.
Dimension: 9 X 6.5 cm.
Period: 16th century.