Lot 123: c. 1770-80s Revolutionary War Era Rare Ornately Carved Wooden String Dispenser
October 29, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Rare Ornately Carved Working Wooden String Dispenser
c. 1770-80s Revolutionary War Era, Ornately Carved Wooden String Dispenser, Choice Very Fine.
This exceptional example is highly unusual and the first we have offered. Its design and condition is beautifully ornately carved being a still functional Revolutionary War era wooden string dispenser, measuring 10.5" long x 4" tall and 3.5" wide. Complete, lacking only the pin which holds the central rotating wheel in place when is use. An extremely rare piece with an even original deep rich natural patina. A wonderful display piece in great condition and of museum quality.