Antique Treen 18th Century Boxwood Spice Shaker

GBP 245.00

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Object Description

A fine 18th century boxwood spice shaker, having an acorn finial above a ball, which unscrews to reveal a small container for spice or nutmeg. This in turn also unscrews to reveal four small holes leading to the interior. The body, of globular form, is raised on a circular base. The whole has an excellent colour and patination.

Object Literature

Reference: Treen for the Table page 108 and lot 764 in the Shepherd Collection Sale in 1983.

Object Condition

The circular base has been replaced.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    H:8 in. (20.5 cm.) inches
  • country
  • year
    Circa 1790
  • diameter
    2¾ in. (7 cm.) inches

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