Very Old Used Phallic Motif Pestle, on Base - Ivory Coast
This is a real pestle that was used for many years as evidenced by the heavy patina on the handle, the part that a person's hands would have held while using it to pound grain or roots. This pestle embodies fertility promoting functions as evidenced by its phallic top shape.
32" overall height x 3 1/4" diameter (81 x 8 cm). Base: 5 1/2 x 5 1/2" (14 x 14 cm)