S/1974 Antique Treen 19th Century Pear Wood Dated Knitting Sheath
A fine pear wood dated knitting sheath, having a finely carved inscription 'Anne Wrighton Farnborough 1850 Better a day thy courts within than the sands in the tents of sin Psalm 84 v. 9 10'. The whole is made from a single piece of pear wood with two balls in open lanterns, and has a good colour and patination.
5¼ in. (13.5 cm.) Wide
½ in. (1.25 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1850