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A Rare Early Stone Creeing Trough

Stock No

RC285

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2016
  • £425.00
  • €506 Euro
  • $553 US Dollar

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Item Description

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" 

Item Info

Seller

REPTON & CO

Seller Location

Cumbria, Cumbria

Item Dimensions

H: 36cm W: 39cm D: 39cm

Period

18th Century & Earlier

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

Cumbria, Cumbria

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Contact No

+44 (0)749 3120423

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