S/3671 Antique Treen 19th Century Laburnum Wood Thread Container
An interesting laburnum wood thread container of egg shaped form, on a slender concave stem and circular stepped foot, having a top half that is a fitted lid. The interior has a fixed central spindle that supports a circular spool divided in three sections for coloured cottons or silks. The whole has a dark rich colour and good patination.
4¾ in. (12 cm.) High
2 in. (5 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1860