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Bronze mortar and pestle set, faces and fins design.

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Shipwreck Artifacts Start Price:600.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD
Bronze mortar and pestle set, faces and fins design.
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Bronze mortar and pestle set, faces and fins design. 4.3 kg total, the mortar 6" in diameter and 4-1/4" tall, the pestle 10-1/4" long and about 1-5/6" in diameter. Heavy and intact, the mortar lighter in color and decorated on the outside with four panels containing one face each, separated by fin-like protrusions, the pestle more typical with tiny knob at end and raised ring in center, also with surface corrosion on the pestle only, the mortar with small bits of white encrustation. From the mid-1500s "Pewter Wreck," with Global Marine Exploration photo-certificates #PC01965 and 2215. Recovered from: "Pewter Wreck," sunk in the mid-1500s off Santo Domingo