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S/4938 Antique Treen 19th Century Scottish Luggie

A 19th century willow bound Scottish luggie, made with alternate staves of alder and sycamore and bound with willow. The alder was stained dark brown by steeping the wood in a peat bog. The staves are feathered together, producing a perfect and watertight fit. The base is oak with a false bottom containing peas or similar objects, which when shaken makes a rattling sound to gain attention and the handle is an elongated stave. The whole has a pale colour and retains a patination.

Sold 6 in. (17 cm.) High
5 in. (12.5 cm.) Diameter Scottish Circa 1870