Early California Antiques Shop

Wooden Mortar and Pestle Masher Long-handled & Large

Regular price $950.00

We would love to know what this was used for, because it’s obvious that it was used a whole lot. One thing work does is make the objects used in work more and more beautiful.

Objects of this sort, made of wood for domestic and agricultural use, are often classified as treen.

Treen, literally “of a tree” is a generic name for small handmade functional household objects made of wood. Treen is distinct from furniture, such as chairs, and cabinetry, as well as clocks and cupboards. Before the late 17th-century, when silver, pewter, and ceramics were introduced for tableware, most small household items, boxes and tableware were carved from wood. Today, treen is highly collectable for its beautiful patina and tactile appeal.

We can assist with shipping and blanket wrapping in the US for all furniture and bulky items.

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