S/3426 Antique Treen 19th Century Olive Wood Walrus Vesta Case
A most interesting and well carved olive wood sailor's work walrus vesta case, having glass eyes and walrus ivory tusks, with a hinged top revealing a sanded striker, opposite a recessed aperture for matches. The whole has a good honey colour and patination.
5½ in. (14 cm.) Wide
1¼ in. (3 cm.) Deep
1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) High
Probably English or American Circa 1880