A well patinated 18th century walnut spice box. The interior has radiating divisional sections for the storage of  different spices. It has a rimmed lid with a central threaded aperture which screws down on a correspondong threaded column.

A very similar one is illustrated in Pinto, treen and other wooden bygones, plate 141.

An 18th Century Antique Treen Spice Box - illustrated in Pinto