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A Rare Early Stone Creeing Trough

S/N:RC285

18th Century & Earlier

  • £425.00
  • €509 Euro
  • $566 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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An early north country carved stone creeing trough or mortar. To Cree is to bruise wheat or barley in a large stone mortar until the husks fall off. This would then be boiled for broth or frumenty.  A curiously Northern item, mortars of this size could be found in large houses and steadings the medieval period and earlier.

Dimensions:

H 36 cm // 14"

W 39 cm // 15 1/4"

D 39 cm // 15 1/4" 

Dimensions: 

  • H: 36cm (14.17in)
  • W: 39cm (15.35in)
  • D: 39cm (15.35in)

Period: 

18th Century & Earlier

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