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S/3625 Antique Treen 19th Century Mahogany Knitting Sheath

A mahogany Welsh knitting sheath, having a brass end above cross hatched and stepped decoration, with a shaped cut for the cow band and initialled in carved capital letters on the back E.S. A similar example is illustrated in the reference book, Knitting Sticks and Sheaths, A History, by Dr. Ian McFeeters on page 28. The whole has a good colour and patination.

Sold 6 in. (17 cm.) Wide
in. (1.25 cm.) Deep
in. (1.25 cm.) High
Welsh Circa 1840