RM508 19th Century Mortar and Pestle in original green Paint, This a very solid little wood mortar and pestle dating from the mid 1800's. The original green paint is dry with darkening around the top where it was handled frequently. It has a nice deep extended base and a lip at the top rim. The pestle has a pronounced knob at the top . The mortar is 6 1/2" tall, 5" wide, the pestle is 10" long. Excellent condition - the pestle has a minor surface crack on one side which is quite shallow. Wonderful size and proportions with great paint!