19th century string box
Dimensions:H: 10cm (3.9")Di: 8cm (3.1")
A 19th century string box in ball form turned from lignum vitae wood of lovely colour and figure. The box is raised on the original three brass ball feet and unscrews at the centre for the insertion of the ball of string or wool which is fed out through the brass aperture at the top. A fine quality piece still practical for use as originally intended. Circa 1860.