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Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Wasco mortar and pestle)
Date (Execution) : c.1850
Geographical Origin : Columbia River, United States
Cultural Group : Chinook, Wasco
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Stone; wood
Support / Technique : carved
Object Type : mortars (grinding tools); pestles
Visual Description : The mortar is made from bark and is carved into a tall vase-like shape. The base is smaller than the mouth. It appears as though there were originally two handles on either side of the mouth. One is now missing. The pestle is made from solid stone and is fairly thick. It is oblong in shape with one end slightly larger than the other.
Accession # : U001.11.367
Width (cm) : 21.50
Height (cm) : 23.50
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
Artist Statement :