Whaler Made Whalebone Brass and Wood Salt Box, circa 1850, oak hinged oval top with hand cut brass hinges with bone and ebony inlaid rosette on a conforming splay box with alternating wood and whalebone slats with four brass bands on a carved oak base. Likely made by a ships cooper.
Height 5 in. Width 7 in. Depth 5 in.
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