Antique Treen 19th Century Mahogany Dated Knitting Sheath

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Object Description

A curved tapered mahogany knitting sheath dated 1840, having delicate chip carved sides and a channel moulded centre with a carved date of 1840, above initials T.W. separated by an X to ward off evil spirits at the needle end. The whole has a good rich colour and patination.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:8 in. (20.5 cm.) x H:½ in. (1.25 cm.) x D:¾ in. (2 cm.) inches
  • country
  • year
    Circa 1840

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Monday
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Tuesday
9.30 - 5.00
Wednesday
9.30 - 5.00
Thursday
9.30 - 5.00
Friday
9.30 - 5.00
Saturday
9.30 - 5.00
Sunday
Closed

Dealer Contact

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+44 (0)1237 473529
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Dealer Location

8 Charles Avenue
Kingsley Road
Bideford
North Devon
EX39 2PH