Treen

 

Treen Candlestick 

English, early 18th c.

Good chunky turning, nicely colored yew wood and a solid prenece on your table. Shows traditional 17th/18th-century features, but probably a bit later. Early treen at its best. Takes a small diameter candle, probably tallow -- suggesting an early date. A pretty little thing.

$325

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ze251

 

Dry Goods Measure 

English, 17th/18th c.

Deep patina on both wood and iron - it makes you want to stroke it! Scalloped iron top rim held by iron straps, iron foot rim, hanging ring. Dug out construction, not turned. The red painted ring just below the waist is old, possibly original -- some sort of filling guide perhaps?

$625

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wd743

 

Snuff Ladle 

English, late 18th c.

Nice little tool for filling a personal snuffbox from the storage jar. Finely turned oak bowl, balleen handle with a spiral twist. All in a dark, glowing surface. A good insight into times gone by, and today, just another useless but beautiful antique to bring you pleasure!

$235

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wd311

 

Pistol-form Boot Jack 

English, c.1775

This is a rare object, possibly made for a military campaign. An ingenious woodworker came up with this pistol-form portable boot jack! Similar examples of these jacks are illustrated in Pinto's Book of Treen and Other Wooden Bygones, plate 246.

$175

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vi643

 

Treen Goblet 

English, mid-18th c.

Tall cylindrical goblet decorated with turned, three-ring bands on the cup and two-ring bands on the foot. Good old surface, a warm, medium-to-dark honey color (minor wear on surface.) Ex Edward Pinto collection (by good repute, no documentation.)

$595

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vd103


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