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Small pharmacy mortar of Carrara marble, hand carved and inlaid - Italy, Florence - early 19th century

Lot reference 13056529

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In excellent condition, perfectly intact, of excellent workmanship

Gorgeous small pharmacy mortar made of Carrara marble with a central inlaid and, on the 3 sides, lilies of green alps marble, symbol of the city of Florence from which the mortar comes and in the remaining side is a maple leaf, entirely hand carved.
Dating back to the early 19th century. Provenance: it comes from an old well-known Florence pharmacy, where it was used as a bowl to mash or shred spices and herbs.
An item of high quality and fine workmanship. Thanks to its size, a little smaller than usual, and to the strength and durability of the Carrara marble, it can be used both indoors or outdoors.
A really prestigious and flawless item.
In perfect condition and intact
In case of shipping, it will be delivered in a strong wooden crate, after professional packaging.

- Base diameter 10.5 cm
- Height 21 cm
- Opening diameter 11.5 cm
- Max width 19 cm
- Max length 19 cm
- marble edge thickness 1.5 cm
Weight 6 kg.

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Reviews given: 95
Member since: September 9, 2016
  • Everything perfect: from delivery to after sales service. Could not be improved upon

    cointreauonice January 13, 2018

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    Ottimo venditore. Preciso, affidabile, puntuale. È stato un vero piacere!
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    Jemiolo January 5, 2018

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    Bella campana.
    Pacco perfetto.
    Spedizione rapida.
    Consegna anticipata.
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    Cestefra December 28, 2017

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    Very helpful to receive the present in time serious and good contact :-)
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    anja1103 December 26, 2017

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