Antique Treen 19th Century Fruitwood Squirrel Nut Cracker

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Object Description

A well carved late 19th century fruitwood squirrel nut cracker having a screw action. The squirrel sits on top of the handle and his paws hold a nut, which he is eating with his tail curled up his back. A similar one is illustrated on page 151 in The Art and Character of Nut Crackers by Arlene and George Wagner. The whole retains a patination.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) x H:7 in. (18 cm.) x D:1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) inches
  • country
  • year
    Circa 1880

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