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S/2465 Antique Treen 19th Century Yew Wood Knitting Sheath

A finely carved yew wood knitting sheath made as a love token, having a square section with a flower head carved above a cut out heart and diamond, which is above a geometric design, with a further heart and leaves at the needle hole end. On the back there are beautifully carved initials J.S. A beautiful quality item throughout, and as with yew wood, it has a lovely colour and patination.

Sold 6 in. (15 cm.) Wide
in. (2 cm.) Deep
in. (2 cm.) High
Welsh Circa 1840