George III Lignum Vitae Cruet Stand
George III Lignum Vitae Cruet Stand
George III Lignum Vitae Cruet Stand
George III Lignum Vitae Cruet Stand

George III Lignum Vitae Cruet Stand

1800 to 1820 England

Offered by Thomas Coulborn & Sons

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Holding five blown reeded bottles, varying in height from 15.5cm to 18.5cm. Each bottle with a domed lignum vitae lidded top surmounted with a bone finial. The rotating lignum vitae stand has a turned baluster carrying handle.
Bibliography: Edward H. Pinto, in his book 'Treen and Other Wooden Bygones' (Bell & Hyman Limited, London, 1979), notes that: ‘Wooden cruet stands are becoming scarce; the greatest rarities are those with hardwood caps to the bottles’ (p.82). Pinto’s example of a wooden cruet stand with hardwood caps to the bottles, illustrated in the centre of plate 79, holds four bottles with hardwood caps and is dated from circa 1810.
Dimensions
Height 25.50 cm (10.04 inches)
Width 19.00 cm (7.48 inches)
Depth 19.00 cm (7.48 inches)
Stock Code
6297
Medium
Lignum vitae
Thomas Coulborn & Sons

Thomas Coulborn & Sons
Vesey Manor
64 Birmingham Road
Sutton Coldfield
West Midlands
B72 1QP
England

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