Antique 19thc Staved Beech & Alder Bicker. Scottish. C1820-40.

Antique 19thc Staved Beech & Alder Bicker. Scottish. C1820-40.

Code: MS 6687

Dimensions:H: 2" (5.1 cm)Di: 3" (7.6 cm)

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A superb example of a small drinking vessel known as a Bicker, made from staved Beech and stained Alder and then banded in Willow , the staves are cleverly held together by "feathering" a form of delicate interlocking, done with very simple tools...a real art....it is in excellent condition with a lovely colour.

Scottish. C1820-40.