An English lignum vitae ornamentally turned coffee mill
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An English lignum vitae ornamentally turned coffee mill

POSSIBLY LAST QUARTER 17TH CENTURY

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An English lignum vitae ornamentally turned coffee mill
Possibly last quarter 17th century
Of stepped oval form, with original winding handle
The reservoir -- 5¾in. (14.5cm.) wide; 7¾in. (19.7cm.) high, overall
Provenance
Owen Evan-Thomas collection, thence to the present owner.
Literature
Owen Evan-Thomas, Domestic Utensils of Wood, Stobart Davies, Hertford 1973. Illustrated plates 31 and 32, discussed on page 82.
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