A Rare Early Stone Creeing Trough

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A Rare Early Stone Creeing Trough

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"