S/2134 Antique Treen 19th Century Lignum Vitae String Barrel
A lignum vitae string barrel of unusually large size, made of heart wood and sap wood. The screw lid, with a central hole for the string, has two incised ring turnings and overlaps the base, conforming with the foot. The whole has a good colour and patination.
5½ in. (14 cm.) High
5½ in. (14 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1870