1930s Lignum Vitae Wood Urn

 

Back Story On This Item

 

The owner found this in antique shop many years ago, Its just such a beautiful shape and color she could not resist it. Lignum vitae" is Latin for "wood of life", and derives its name from its medicinal uses; lignum vitae resin has been used to treat a variety of medical conditions from coughs to arthritis, and chips of the wood can also be used to brew a tea.
The wood come from Africa but not sure where it was made. It takes a lot of skill to turn a piece like this. The inside is only 4-5' deep

 

Details

 

DIMENSIONS

8ʺW × 8ʺD × 16.5ʺH

 

STYLES

African

Biedermeier

Modern

 

PERIOD

1930s

 

ITEM TYPE

Vintage, Antique or Pre-owned

 

MATERIALS

Wood

 

CONDITION

Very Good Condition, Original Condition Unaltered, No Imperfections

1930s Lignum Vitae Wood Urn

$170.00Price
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