S/2699 Antique Treen 19th Century Coconut Lidded Bowl
A most unusual coconut lidded bowl, having brass rims and a knob handle. Both the bowl and the lid are fitted with a pewter liner. The exterior has rings of delicately carved decoration. The lid and base have a brass rim and the whole is raised on a circular shallow foot. It was possibly used for iced water or condiments. The whole has a rich colour and patination.
4 in. (10 cm.) High
5 in. (12.5 cm.) Diameter English? Circa 1860