Treen for the Table

Christie's
8 November 2006, London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 08.11.2006

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A Welsh fruitwood love spoon token

A Welsh fruitwood love spoon token
LATE 18TH CENTURY
A Welsh fruitwood love spoon token Late 18th century The wide curved handle pierced with stylised foliate and geometric motifs 9in. (23cm.) long

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A Welsh fruitwood love spoon token

A Welsh fruitwood love spoon token
POSSIBLY CIRCA 1790
A Welsh fruitwood love spoon token Possibly circa 1790 The tapered broad handle pierced and chip-carved with foliate, heart and key hole motifs 7¼in. (18.5cm.) long

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A Welsh fruitwood love spoon token

A Welsh fruitwood love spoon token
POSSIBLY LATE 18TH OR EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A Welsh fruitwood love spoon token Possibly late 18th or early 19th century The handle pierced with four heart-shaped motifs 7½in. (19cm.) long

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A Welsh sycamore love spoon token

A Welsh sycamore love spoon token
POSSIBLY 19TH CENTURY
A Welsh sycamore love spoon token Possibly 19th century The cage handle enclosing five spheres below the integrally carved chain link terminal supported by a gimbal 15in. (38cm.) long, overall

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A WELSH FRUITWOOD LOVE SPOON

A WELSH FRUITWOOD LOVE SPOON
19TH CENTURY
A WELSH FRUITWOOD LOVE SPOON 19TH CENTURY The handle elaborately pierced and chip carved with scrolls and two central heart-shaped motifs 10 1/8in. (25.7cm.) high; 3 5/8in. (9.3cm.) wide

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A large Welsh treen love spoon

A large Welsh treen love spoon
PROBABLY MID 19TH CENTURY
A large Welsh treen love spoon Probably mid 19th century The long curved handle pierced and chip-carved with motifs and the initials C.A ? 19 7/8in. (50.5cm.) long

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A WELSH FRUITWOOD DOUBLE LOVE SPOON

A WELSH FRUITWOOD DOUBLE LOVE SPOON
POSSIBLY LATE 18TH CENTURY
A WELSH FRUITWOOD DOUBLE LOVE SPOON POSSIBLY LATE 18TH CENTURY The broad rectangular handle pierced and carved with central stylised foliate motif 9½in. (24cm.) long; 4 3/8in. (11cm.) wide

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A Welsh fruitwood love spoon token

A Welsh fruitwood love spoon token
18TH CENTURY
A Welsh fruitwood love spoon token 18th century The square handle profusely pierced and incised with a large variety of motifs, and with the initials A.W. , integrally carved with two spoons 7¾in. (19.7cm.) long; 3½in. (9cm.) wide

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A WELSH SYCAMORE LOVE SPOON TOKEN

A WELSH SYCAMORE LOVE SPOON TOKEN
LATE 19TH CENTURY
A WELSH SYCAMORE LOVE SPOON TOKEN LATE 19TH CENTURY The handle pierced with stylised foliate motif 9¼in. (23.5cm.) long

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A WELSH FRUITWOOD LOVE SPOON

A WELSH FRUITWOOD LOVE SPOON
SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
A WELSH FRUITWOOD LOVE SPOON SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY The handle pierced and chip carved with three heart-shaped motifs, the reverse of the handle gauged with the initial 'L' 8½in. (21.5cm.) long

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £400 - £700

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A WELSH FRUITWOOD LOVE SPOON

A WELSH FRUITWOOD LOVE SPOON
LATE 19TH CENTURY
A WELSH FRUITWOOD LOVE SPOON LATE 19TH CENTURY The handle pierced with heart-shaped motif and with chip-carved ornament 7½in. (19cm.) long

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £250 - £400

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A WELSH FRUITWOOD LOVE SPOON

A WELSH FRUITWOOD LOVE SPOON
19TH CENTURY
A WELSH FRUITWOOD LOVE SPOON 19TH CENTURY The handle pierced with double 'birdcage' containing four spheres and bearing the date 1849 , the conjoined double spoons with spirally turned stems 6¾in. (17cm.) long

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A WELSH FRUITWOOD LOVE SPOON

A WELSH FRUITWOOD LOVE SPOON
LATE 19TH CENTURY
A WELSH FRUITWOOD LOVE SPOON LATE 19TH CENTURY The handle pierced and chip carved with three heart-shaped motifs 8¼in. (21cm.) long

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A WELSH YEW WOOD SPOON

A WELSH YEW WOOD SPOON
PROBABLY LATE 18TH OR EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A WELSH YEW WOOD SPOON PROBABLY LATE 18TH OR EARLY 19TH CENTURY 10½in. (26.5cm.) long

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £250 - £400

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A large Welsh beech wood love token spoon

A large Welsh beech wood love token spoon
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A large Welsh beech wood love token spoon Early 19th century The broad rectangular handle fret-carved and incised with rosettes, with two quiver finials and four integral spoons 19½in. (49.5cm.) long; 6¾in. (17.2cm.) wide

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A collection of eleven various books on treen and related su...

A collection of eleven various books on treen and related subjects
A collection of eleven various books on treen and related subjects Comprising: Edward H. Pinto, Treen and other Wooden Bygones , Bell and Hyman, London 1969, with original dust jacket; Owen Evan-Thomas, Domestic Utensils of Wood

Lot #: 15 A

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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An early Victorian mahogany knitting sheath

An early Victorian mahogany knitting sheath
DATED 1840
An early Victorian mahogany knitting sheath Dated 1840 Incised with the owner's initials C.H. , and date 1840 , and unusually with the letters of the alphabet 7 3/8in. (18.7cm.) long

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A Queen Anne mahogany apple corer

A Queen Anne mahogany apple corer
A Queen Anne mahogany apple corer The tapered square section handle chip-carved with geometric ornament bearing the date MDCCVI (1706), and the name Anne 5in. (12.5cm.) long

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A Queen Anne or George I boxwood apple corer or cheese scoop...

A Queen Anne or George I boxwood apple corer or cheese scoop
CIRCA 1715
A Queen Anne or George I boxwood apple corer or cheese scoop Circa 1715 With 'bird cage' grip, chip-carved overall with geometric ornament 6 1/8in. (15.5cm.) long

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A treen sailmaker's liner

A treen sailmaker's liner
POSSIBLY MID 19TH CENTURY
A treen sailmaker's liner Possibly mid 19th century Carved with a clenched fist and ropetwist ornament 5 1/8in. (13cm.) long; And a lignum vitae sailmaker's needle, 18th century -- 10¼in. (26cm.) long (2

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A Welsh fruitwood chain-linked knitting sheath and hook

A Welsh fruitwood chain-linked knitting sheath and hook
PROBABLY LATE 18TH CENTURY
A Welsh fruitwood chain-linked knitting sheath and hook Probably late 18th century With 'bird cage' intersections housing spheres, and with incised geometric ornament 14in. (35cm.) long

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A Charles II yew wood salt

A Charles II yew wood salt
CIRCA 1660
A Charles II yew wood salt Circa 1660 The stem with wide bladed knop, on a circular stepped foot 4 3/8in. (11cm.) high; 3in. (7.5cm.) diameter

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A lignum vitae master salt

A lignum vitae master salt
ENGLISH, CIRCA 1680
A lignum vitae master salt English, circa 1680 With broad circular foot and banded stem 5 5/8in. (14.3cm.) diameter; 5¾in. (14.5cm.) high

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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An English small yew wood salt

An English small yew wood salt
PROBABLY CIRCA 1780
An English small yew wood salt Probably circa 1780 The plain bowl on a double reeded domed foot 1 11/16in. (4.3cm.) diameter; 1½in. (3.8cm.) high

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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An English walnut miniature salt

An English walnut miniature salt
PROBABLY SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY
An English walnut miniature salt Probably second half 18th century With banded rim 2in. (5cm.) diameter; 7/8in. (2.3cm.) high

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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An English fruitwood salt

An English fruitwood salt
AN ENGLISH FRUITWOOD SALT
An English fruitwood salt Probably circa 1780 The plain bowl with single reeded rim, on a wide spreading foot 2½in. (6.4cm.) diameter; 2in. (5.2cm.) high

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A George I boxwood salt

A George I boxwood salt
CIRCA 1720
A George I boxwood salt Circa 1720 The broad shallow bowl on a circular stepped foot 3 9/16in. (9cm.) diameter; 2in. (5cm.) high

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A Late George III yew wood salt

A Late George III yew wood salt
CIRCA 1800
A Late George III yew wood salt Circa 1800 The campana-shaped bowl supported on a waisted stem and circular stepped foot 2 7/8in. (7.3cm.) diameter; 4¼in. (10.8cm.) high

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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A George II box wood salt

A George II box wood salt
PROBABLY CIRCA 1750
A George II box wood salt Probably circa 1750 With reeded and banded ornament, on a stepped circular foot 2 1/8in. (5.4cm.) diameter; 3in. (7.6cm.) high

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 8 Nov 2006

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An English laburnam salt

An English laburnam salt
POSSIBLY CIRCA 1800
An English laburnam salt Possibly circa 1800 The plain shallow bowl on a spreading circular foot 4 7/8in. (12.5cm.) diameter; 4¼in. (10.7cm.) high

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £400 - £700

Date: 8 Nov 2006