S/2242 Antique Treen 19th Century Boxwood and Bone Apple Corer
A fine quality early 19th century travelling apple corer, that has a boxwood handle and bone corer which are separate, and when threaded together whilst reversed the scoop is encased inside the handle and can then be safely carried in the pocket. A quite rare and unusual item, having a good honey colour and patination.
5½ in. (14 cm.) Wide
1 in. (2.5 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1820