S/4586 Antique Treen 19th Century Scandinavian Fruitwood Shepherd's Cup or Dipper
An attractive folk art Scandinavian fruitwood shepherd's cup or dipper, all chip carved from a single block of wood. These were often carved by hill shepherds while attending their sheep during the summer months. The edges have a diamond design surrounding a central panel each side, the handle is pierced and it is all depicted with meadow flowers. The whole has a pleasing colour and retains a patination.
6 in. (15 cm.) Wide
2¾ in. (7 cm.) Deep
4 in. (10 cm.) High
Scandinavian Circa 1880