You haven't verified your email address yet
  1. Catawiki
  2. Antiques auctions
  3. Antiques auction
  4. Carved apothecary mortar made of Nembro “Tabacon” marble - Turin, Italy - early 19th century

Carved apothecary mortar made of Nembro “Tabacon” marble - Turin, Italy - early 19th century

Lot reference 13764929

Valid bid!

In order to place your bid, you'll only need to sign in or create a free account.

Already registered?

Waiting for extension Lot closed Open for bids in Lot closes in:

Current bid $ 728
Next minimum bid $ 787
$
$

No bids placed.

$ 728 Bidder 9120
14-10-2017 20:48:57
$ 669 Bidder 3069
12-10-2017 14:05:24
$ 587 Bidder 3069
12-10-2017 14:05:07
$ 563 Bidder 9120
12-10-2017 13:26:19
$ 516 Bidder 3069
08-10-2017 19:29:07
$ 493 Bidder 3636
08-10-2017 19:27:18
$ 469 Bidder 3069
07-10-2017 17:38:24

In very good condition, perfectly intact, excellent workmanship

Stunning and rare Nembro "Tabacon" marble apothecary mortar, carved and decorated on 2 sides with bull faces, symbols of strength and masculinity.
Please note the colour of the "Tabacon" marble: the presence of ferrous minerals inside give it a precious tobacco tone. The animal horns are impeccable, precise and fine.
Dating back to the early 19th century, this mortar comes from a well-known pharmacy in Turin (the bull is the symbol of the town), where it was used just a few times for its real use, namely as a bowl to mash or shred spices, herbs, etc. It was mainly used as a decorative item, given its unusual decorations with animal faces.
This mortar is one of a kind, considering its type, quality, excellent workmanship and high value. The lot is very prestigious and flawless and the Nembro marble is lively and bright.
In perfect condition, without defects and imperfections.
It will be shipped with appropriate packaging.

Dimensions:
- Width 32 cm.
- Length 34 cm.
- Height 18 cm.
- Hole diameter 19 cm.
- Marble edge thickness 3 cm.
Weight 14 kg.

It giovannibello22  pro top

Feedback score: 100%
Reviews given: 75
Member since: September 9, 2016
  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Perfetto e integro corrisponde alla descrizione

    Annalisa55 October 20, 2017

  • Very quick delivery well packed The ceramic basket was very butiful a lot better than I expected top seller Thank you.

    2821 October 18, 2017

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    imballo perfetto

    pasqualedoria October 18, 2017

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    OTTIMO VENDITORE, SONO STATO PERSONALMENTE A RITIRARE L'OGGETTO VICINO A ROVIGO, LUI E IL SUO COLLABORATORE SONO PERSONE ONESTE E CORDIALI, CONSIGLIATO!

    LucioLacchini October 12, 2017

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    venditore corretto preciso e veloce
    spedizione sicura
    grande soddisfazione
    CONSIGLIATO !!

    lachesi September 19, 2017

View all 75 reviews

Shipping costs

United States from $ 202.86

More information

Trusted shipping

  • Trusted carriers
  • Lower shipping fees
  • Integrated Track & Trace system

Carrier options

  • Tnt_big-@2x
  • Ups_big-@2x
  • Sda_big-@2x

Save shipping costs

You can pick up this lot from the seller: Badia polesine (Italia, Rovigo, Veneto), Italy.

If you win more than one lot sold by the same seller in the same auction, your shipment will be combined. In this case, only the shipping costs of whichever lot has the highest shipping costs will be applied.

Delivery

The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment. Some sellers may offer the possibility of picking up items by arrangement.

×

Welcome back! Whilst you were away we added the functionality to view auctions and bid in pounds.

Blocked

Your bidding privileges have been revoked due to an outstanding payment. You can no longer place bids.

Once your payment has been processed, your bidding privileges will immediately be restored. Please note: if you choose manual transfer, processing your payment and restoring your bidding privileges may take up to 2 business days. We therefore recommend using one of the direct payment methods available from our payment screen.

Click here to pay

Never miss another special object!

Catawiki auctions off 30,000 special objects every week. Leave your email address, and we will send you free updates on our special objects and great discounts.

No, I'm not interested in special objects or discounts