S/3579 Antique Treen 19th Century Set of Three Lignum Vitae Plumber's Dollies
A set of three lignum vitae plumber's dollies, which were used to smooth out the dents on lead pipes, especially when they were being bent round a corner, used by pulling them on a length of cord through the pipe. They were made in different sizes, according to the diameter of the pipe. It would make a most attractive door bell pull. The set have a good colour and retain a patination.
7 in. (18 cm.) Wide
1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1860