S/3085 Antique Treen 19th Century Lignum Vitae Bullet Shaped Coffee Grinder
A good four section early 19th century lignum vitae bullet shaped coffee grinder, showing the contrasting colours of heart and sap wood. The top section reveals the spindle for the folding handle, which is housed in the lower section for travelling. The grinding steel mill, which is in working order, is within the third section and the whole is seated on a concave, stepped and rounded foot. The whole is in good condition, and has a lovely grain, colour and patination.
10 in. (25.5 cm.) High
4 in. (10 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1825