S/3774 Antique Treen 19th Century Apple Wood Knitting Sheath
An unusual signed apple wood knitting sheath in the form of a shoe, having a protruding heel and an incised line border. The curved body of gulls wing design, with a square tapered handle and needle end, is carved both sides with the name of S. Smithson. The whole has a pale honey colour and good patination.
8 in. (20.5 cm.) Wide
2½ in. (6.5 cm.) Deep
¾ in. (2 cm.) High
English Circa 1860