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  • Tags: c. 1840-1860

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Every family had one or more mortar and pestles in the kitchen. They were used in many ways. Salt came to the house in coarse form and had to be pounded fine. Sugar was either maple or white and was sold in pyramid form, wrapped in purple paper that…

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American Empire style. Hand carved, crotch-grained mahogany veneer and plain boxing,

American Empire style. Hand carved with crotch-grained mahogany veneer. The seats are covered in needle point done in silk floss with gold woven into the tape.
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