Hammer Work Bronze Mortar and Pestle

Mastro Company

NINE TO ONE RATIO 

The Bronze Age denotes the first period in which eponymous metal was used for tool making.  The mixture of nine parts of copper and one part of tin was stronger than copper alone.  Copper hammers and tools soon gave way to the new technology.

ARCHAIC BRONZE

Physical changes are applied to the mortar(bowl) after casting.  Polished pestle and interior surfaces.  The exterior will hide its age over centuries.


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