White Marble Apothecary Mortar
"Traditionally used in pharmacies and medical laboratories for centuries.
The white marble mortar is carved from a single piece of marble.
Its surface has been left raw.
White marble creates an elegant contrast with the colors and textures of the medicinal ingredients and herbs used in the mortar.
The mortar has a classic shape, with a deep, rounded bowl.
The bowl is designed to facilitate the grinding, mixing, and preparation of medicinal ingredients. The depth of the bowl allows for a sufficient quantity of substances, while the curved edges make it easy for the pestle to move to reduce ingredients into powder or paste.
This white marble mortar embodies not only practical functionality but also is a piece of artisanal beauty. It harks back to a time when apothecaries were respected figures in the medical community, using quality tools to prepare remedies and potions. Today, it can serve as a collectible, decoration, or even a functional tool for those who appreciate the art and science of traditional medicine preparation.
Total length: 28 cm
Height: 13.5 cm
Inner diameter: 16 cm
Outer diameter: 21 cm
The white marble apothecary mortar is in good overall condition."