S/5782 Antique Treen 19th Century Sycamore Pepperette or Spice Shaker
A French sycamore pepperette or spice flask in two sections, having a top with five holes that has a screw thread, which is fitted to the base of vertical form with toothed decoration and raised on a short stem, that is sitting on a circular stepped and angled base. The whole has a pale colour and retains patination.
Provenance: from a Welsh private collection
For a similar example see Treen for the Table by Jonathan Levi page 89.
4½ in. (11.5 cm.) High
2 in. (5 cm.) Diameter French Circa 1870