Antique Treen 19th Century Apple Wood Knitting Sheath

GBP 165.00

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Object Description

An unusual signed apple wood knitting sheath in the form of a shoe, having a protruding heel and an incised line border. The curved body of gulls wing design, with a square tapered handle and needle end, is carved both sides with the name of S. Smithson. The whole has a pale honey colour and good patination.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:8 in. (20.5 cm.) x H:¾ in. (2 cm.) x D:2½ in. (6.5 cm.) inches
  • country
  • year
    Circa 1860

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Saturday
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Sunday
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Kingsley Road
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North Devon
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