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Sold for

R 1 759
Lot 392
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century
  • A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century

Lot Estimate
R 1 500 - 2 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 1 759

About this Item

A Welsh treen 'chain' knitting sheath, 19th century


the two ends carved in the form of hands united by an integral chain, 91cm long; and a collection of treen turned and carved lace bobbins, 18th/19th century, in sizes, with glass spangles, losses, the longest 14cm long

(14)

Notes

The coloured Venetian glass spangles attached to many examples enabled the lace maker to distinguish between the numerous bobbins in simultaneous use.

Provenance

From the Late Lady Ina Oppenheimer Blue Bird Farm Collection.


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