Classic bronze footed mortar & pestle/Pezhlai Ural Ulakkai set used multifariously in many tasks like mashing spices, tubers, garlic, ginger, crushing asafoetida, crushing ayurvedic meds concoctions, in mashing up paan betel, to pulverise the thickening agents in cooking etc.
What we see here is a beautifully hand crafted lost wax made bronze Vari Pezhlai Ural Ulakkai (Tamil) – Chalice pattern mortar and pestle from Kongunadu, the projected pattern on pestle adds up grip to the holder while pounding
Dimensions for mortar
4.5 inches tall
4.1 inches wide
Pestle 7.25 inches long