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Antique Treen 19thc Turned Lignum Vitae Wool Bowl. English C1800-20.


Code: MS 7144


H: 2" (5.1 cm)Di: 2.8" (7.1 cm)

A fine Georgian example of these very collectable small bowls....turned out of lignum vitae which was used because it is a very dense wood and has excellent stability..... they are known as "wool" bowls, because the wool was placed in the bowl which has a smooth interior to stop it unwinding has a superb colour showing clearly the heart and sap wood...... no cracks or chips.

English. C1800-20.