S/3330 Antique Treen 19th Century Boxwood Vanishing Ball Trick
An amusing well turned boxwood vanishing ball trick, with a small bone finial, made in three sections with two balls, one fixed and one loose to confuse the spectator. The whole has a pale honey colour and retains a patination.
2½ in. (6.5 cm.) High
1 in. (2.5 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1860