S/2388 Antique Treen 19th Century Boxwood String Barrel
A most attractive boxwood string barrel in three sections, having a protruding nozzle for the string, and a steel cutter above. The barrel, with bands of reeded decoration, unscrews to house the ball of string, and the base is also separate with a boxwood thread. The whole has a wonderful colour and patination.
4 in. (10 cm.) Wide
3¼ in. (8.5 cm.) High
2½ in. (6.5 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1840