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Carpet Balls, Lignum Vitae

Possibly England 19th - Early 20th Century

Carpet balls made of lignum vitae with scored circles top and bottom. The tops have a single bone dot. These were undoubtedly made in the 19th or very early 20th century.

Price

$350 pair

Condition

very good with the usual shrinkage fissures and wear from use

Measurements

approximately 4.25" diameter

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