S/2108 Antique Treen 18th Century Fruitwood Pounce Pot
A good quality and well turned fruitwood cylindrical pounce pot, having a saucer shaped top, with the holes in a design of a six pointed star. After sprinkling the pounce powder, the paper could then be cupped and the valuable pounce could be tipped back in the pot. The pot, being fruitwood, has a lovely colour and patination.
3 in. (7.5 cm.) High
3 in. (7.5 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1780