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About the object

An unusual fruitwood spice grinder, having a fixed wooden thumb piece handle. The interior consists of a serrated wooden ball, which is attached to the exterior handle, and when turned revolves round. The body, of baluster form, is seated on a shallow circular foot. The whole has a pleasing medium colour and retains a patination.

Provenance: Maria Baker Collection Label

 

English Circa 1880

Dimensions

2¾ in. (7 cm.) Wide 3½ in. (9 cm.) High 2 in. (5 cm.) Diameter

Stock number

S/3265