The auger measures 17" tall and 14" wide. I believe this tool was made for decoration purposes. Check out my other tools of black cast iron that also seem to be made for decoration. Buy more than one kijiji item and pay less. I live in Linwood, and have a store front where I store what I have for sale on Kijiji. Let me know if you'd like to arrange pick-up at Linwood, or at another location, possibly where I go for groceries, in north Waterloo or Elmira. Please let the pictures describe the item, and if you have any questions, don't hesitate to email me. Check out my many other listings and thanks for looking.