S/3697 Antique Treen Georgian Beech Biscuit Stamp
An unusual late 18th or early 19th century beech biscuit stamp, having a rectangular block carved with a flower in full bloom, with a Scottish thistle above, enclosed within a recessed border. The handle, with rasp decoration and of primitive form, is held in position by four blacksmith nails. The whole retains a patination.
5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) Wide
2¾ in. (7 cm.) Deep
6½ in. (16.5 cm.) High
Scottish Circa 1800