RM604 19th Century Mortar and Pestle in old green paint, This a very solid little wood mortar and pestle dating from the mid 1800's. The mortar is in great condition - no breaks or cracks of any kind. The paint is old, dry early green milk paint with traces of blue, 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 tip. The mortar is 8" tall, 6" wide, the pestle is 10 1/2" long. Excellent condition - the pestle has a minor surface crack on one side which is quite shallow. Wonderful size and proportions with great paint!