An antique rosewood pounce pot, with good turning to the stem of the pot.
These small pots were used to store pounce, before blotting paper, the pounce was sprinkled on to the paper and then any remaining pounce, which was expensive, was poured back into the pot via the saucer shaped top. C1840.
It measures approx 7cm h x 6.5cm w.
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