Pharmacy Equipment and Accessories : Preparing and dispensing remedies as well as medical advice for centuries
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Mortar & Pestle
Owens Illinois
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Mid 20th century mortar and pestle display set. The set includes an ivory colored ceramic mortar and pestle, graduate and show globe all four pieces have gold accents. This type of ceramic set was typically used for decorative purposes and given to the pharmacist by a drug sales representative.

The graduate is labeled in gold with increments in liquid ounces to 16 oz.

The set was made by Owens Illinois, a fortune 500 company that manufactured glass containers. Founded in 1929, Owens Illinois, Inc is the largest manufacturer of glass containers in North America
H–9 Dia–4.5 inches
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