Boxwood [buxus sempervirens]
78 x 65 x 93 mmOrder this image
Llanerchaeron, Ceredigion (Accredited Museum)
Boxwood barrel-shaped string dispenser. Barrel with two 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. Pink string inside. Handwritten stickers inscribed '35/- D, Screw not pointed cotton barrel see un. W4'.
An item from the Pamela Ward Collection, left to the National Trust in the will of Miss Ward in 1994
Marks and inscriptions
35/- D, Screw not pointed cotton barrel see un. W4 (stickers)