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S/5773 Antique Treen Early 19th Century Ash Pie Peel

A good ash pie peel, which come in various sizes, used for removing pies from brick ovens. The long handled ones, 4-6 feet, were used by baker's for large ovens and if between 8-10 inches, they were used for loaves and 6-8 inches, as in this instance, for pies in smaller ovens, which were often found at the sides of large open hearths. The handle of this example has a suspension hole for hanging on the wall. The whole retains an excellent grain and patination.

Provenance: from a Welsh private collection

Sold 6 in. (15 cm.) Wide
14 in. (35.5 cm.) Deep
English Circa 1820