S/3923 Antique Treen 18th Century Lignum Vitae Sailmaker's Seam Rubber
A good 18th century lignum vitae sail maker's seam rubber in heart and sap wood, having a thirteen sided diamond shaped knop with octagonal chamfered body and flat pointed end in the traditional manner. The whole has an excellent rich colour and patination.
5 in. (12.5 cm.) Wide
1¼ in. (3 cm.) Deep
1 in. (2.5 cm.) High
English Circa 1770