Antique Treen 19th Century Burr Boxwood Pocket Nut Cracker

GBP 185.00

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Object Description

A good burr boxwood pocket screw type nut cracker of traditional form, having a circular opening to receive the hazel nut. Eating these were a popular pastime at functions and at theatrical performances. The whole has a good honey colour and patination.

Object Literature

Similar examples are illustrated in treen for the table by Jonathan Levi page 166.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:4½ in. (11.5 cm.) x inches
  • country
  • year
    Circa 1820
  • diameter
    1½ in. (4 cm.) inches

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