S/2720 Antique Treen 19th Century Lignum Vitae Flask
A solid 19th century turned lignum vitae flask in both heart and sap wood, having a fitted stopper. The globular body, with a central twin reeded band, is seated on a shallow stepped foot. The whole has a lovely rich colour and good patination. It has a small shrinkage crack.
9 in. (23 cm.) High
4½ in. (11.5 ) Diameter English Circa 1860