S/3254 Antique Treen 19th Century Lignum Vitae Spill Holder
An unusual lignum vitae spill holder, carved from a small branch, retaining its original bark, which has been removed at the top and then polished, with a hole for tapers or spills. The whole has a lovely rich colour and patination.
3½ in. (9 cm.) Wide
2½ in. (6.5 cm.) Deep
3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) High
English Circa 1860