The antique pewter caster for sand with domed screw cap with finial. Used for drying the ink.
Similar item shown in: Pewter Ware 39 – May 2017 by J.F.H.H. Beekhuizen Page 28
First half 18th century
Height: 10 cm. (3,9 inches.)
Diam.: 6,2 cm. (2,4 inches.)
Weight: 222 grams.