S/3255 Antique Treen 18th Century Burr Boxwood Spice Shaker
A fine 18th century burr boxwood spice shaker, having a top with a ball and acorn finial, which unscrews to reveal three small holes leading to the interior. The body, of a globular form, is raised on a stepped concave stem, which is seated on a rounded and stepped foot. It has a most wonderful colour, grain and patination.
Reference, Treen for the Table page 108 and lot 764, Shepherd Collection Sale in 1983.
7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) High
2¾ in. (7 cm.) Diameter French Circa 1780