S/1820 19th Century Lignum Vitae String Barrel
A good quality lignum vitae string barrel, having banded decoration and a metal tap. The whole, being dark, is made of heartwood and has pole lathe turnings to both ends. It is a most attractive item with a lovely patination.
5 in. (12.5 cm.) High
3½ in. (9 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1840