A Large lignum vitae mortar and pestle, 18th century
The slightly tapered and baluster body with ring-banded ornament
9.1/2in. (24 cm) high; 7.1/2in. (19 cm) diameter; the pestle 13.1/2in. (34 cm) long
Condtion: The mortar with inor wear and tear consistent with age and use. The pestle with a large old shrinkage crack to one side, and other minor shrinkage cracks in areas.