S/1548 19th Century Rosewood Table Clamp
A good quality solid rosewood adjustable table clamp, part of a swift, that was used to wind the skeined yarn into a ball. The arms of the swift are missing leaving just the clamp part with the bowl at the top for the ball of yarn. The whole has a lovely rich colour and patination.
9½ in. (24 cm.) Wide
2 in. (5 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1840