Boxwood [buxus sempervirens], Metal
92 x 76 x 107 mmOrder this image
Llanerchaeron, Ceredigion (Accredited Museum)
Boxwood barrel-shaped string dispenser. Barrel with four bands of multiple grooves, spigot with metal cutting blade, on turned stand with circular base screwed onto barrel. One end of barrel unscrews to reveal string compartment and hole which continues through spigot. Handwritten sticker inscribed 'String barrel 90/- Tun.W'.
An item from the Pamela Ward Collection, left to the National Trust in the will of Miss Ward in 1994
Marks and inscriptions
String barrel 90/- Tun.W (sticker)