S/4173 Antique Treen 18th Century Lignum Vitae Pounce Pot
A pleasing late 18th century lignum vitae two section pounce pot, having a saucer top of traditional form that unscrews to reveal the receptacle for the pounce. The baluster body has moulded and turned decoration, and a historical closed vertical shrinkage crack. The top rim has also some restored minor chipping. The whole, in heart and sap wood, has an excellent colour and good patination.
3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) High
2½ in. (6.5 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1780