S/4486 Antique Treen 19th Century Lignum Vitae Tobacco Jar
A good early 19th century lignum vitae tobacco jar of barrel form, having a shaped lid with an acorn finial. The jar, made from a single piece of lignum vitae, has six raised bands producing a most pleasing effect, and being made of both heart and sap wood, it has attained a glorious rich colour and excellent patination.
7 in. (18 cm.) High
3½ in. (9 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1830