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  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1800-1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Turned and carved ash and boxwood

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Talbot Hughes, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Turned and carved bowl in ash, with feet of boxwood. The shallow bowl is decorated with holes in the centre to allow liquid to percolate into the foot, which is hollow and screwed into the bowl. Below the tip is an enriched moulding. The bowl is possibly intended for holding pounce or sand to be sprinkled onto paper to dry ink.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1800-1900 (made)


Unknown (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Turned and carved ash and boxwood


Height: 2.5 in, Diameter: 5.5 in

Descriptive line

Turned and carved bowl, in ash and boxwood. English, 1800-1900.


Ash; Boxwood


Turning; Carving


Containers; Tableware & cutlery


Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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