S/3811 Antique Treen 19th Century Fruitwood Screw Type Nutcracker
A fruitwood carved screw type nutcracker depicting a nautilus shell, with a tapered octagonal handle. The whole has a pale honey colour and retains a patination. An identical nutcracker is illustrated on page 80 in the reference book, The Art and Character of Nutcrackers by Arlene and George Wagner.
5½ in. (14 cm.) Wide
1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) Deep
1½ in. (4 cm.) High
French Circa 1880