Rare Large Indian Antique Carved Stone Mortar Circa 12th Century AD


Large South Indian stone mortar Circa 12th C AD
A very rare Museum quality large schist stone mortar the underside hollowed carved with a row cross shaped holes to the interior, the curved front with a lion supporting the shaped upper lip section, the upper back section heavily worn on the grinding face.
Used in the preparation of Ayurveda medicines and pigments for Hindu religious rituals
A impressive beautiful and rare museum quality artifact for collection and interior decoration
Size L 16 1/2 W 6 1/2 H 5 1/2 inches
42 x 17 x 14 cm
Approx. 12 KG
Old Uk collection.

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