MOT V 2003.0872 L=20,5cm WD=5,5cm WT=1140gr.
The pitcher is a short, heavy chisel with flattened cutting edge (approx. 4 mm wide) to chop off large pieces of a rough natural stone block as a first operation and thus get a good start for shaping the edge. The stonecutter strikes the pitcher with his stonemason’s hammer.
The paviour uses it to break excess pieces of paving tiles and split pavement stones (1).
(1) JELLEMA: 38-39.
MOT V 2003.0872