These striking antique Lozi and Zimbabwe Mortars can be used as stools or tables when inverted but have their origins as the traditional kitchen implement used to pound grain, maize and legumes for flour. These mortars are made from hardwood and are carved by hand in Zambia and/or Zimbabwe. Some have metal patches which add to their interest and charm. Lozi mortars are known for their intricate geometric carvings and shape.
Approximate Measurements: various sizes ranging from 10″-12″ø x 20″-24″H
These pieces can be gold or silver leafed. Ask us for more information!
Please note that as unique, handmade art, no two pieces are ever exactly the same and color varies across monitors. Our website photos are a close representation of this work, but may not be identical to the piece you receive.