MEDIEVAL MORTAR BOWL
Hand carved in Devon from volcanic rock.
Today, an indoor bowl or outdoor planter.
Dating from the 1200-1300 AD Sold
W 30 x 30cm (12") H 15cm (6")
Cut and carved by a C13th or C14th hand in a volcanic west country volcanic grey, red-tinged stone. Bold arches to each face. Much later, a set of holes has been drilled in the base to allow its use as a planter. It is an atmospheric, intriguing, evocative and stylish object open to as many uses, outside or in, as you care to imagine.
Stock No. 1835