Mortar measures 8.75 inches high and 5.5 inches wide, with a 4 inch opening. Pestle measures 9 inches long. They both were turned from a single piece of lignum vitae, a particularly dense and beautifully shaded hardwood. Two objects of this size made from a single piece of lignum vitae are rare. Both pieces are original to one another. For a similar but larger example, please see North East Auctions "The collection of Miriam and Arthur Spector", page 8, lot 508. If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at TheBestAntiquesPriceGuide.com.