Antique Treen 19th Century Welsh Signed and Dated Mahogany Knitting Sheath

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Object Description

An extremely fine and elegant double ended signed and dated Welsh mahogany knitting sheath, having a central angled clip for the cow band (apron string). It has lovely fine detailed chip carving on all four sides, with twin open divided lanterns with a ball in each. On one side is carved J. BASSON JENY 20 – 1821, which is above a sun. It has a rare feature in that it is double ended, and has a fine small hole each end for the needle. The whole has a good medium colour and original patination.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:6¾ in. (17 cm.) x H:½ in. (1.25 cm.) x D:½ in. (1.25 cm.) inches
  • country
  • year
    Circa 1821

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