|The caddy is in very good original condition and has a working lock
with key. It has not been refinished.
The inside of the lid is lined with paper
The central compartment has a replacement hand blown bowl.
with pontil mark.
A pontil mark is the slight scar on the bottom of the bowl left after
detaching it from the pontil. The pontil is an iron rod used in glass-making.
The presence of the pontil mark shows that it is hand blown glass. Some
people call it a punty mark.
The bowl sits in a specially made recess, which is faced with burr
yew edged with boxwood.