Antique Treen 19thc Boxwood Turned Nutcracker . French C1840-60

Antique Treen 19thc Boxwood Turned Nutcracker . French C1840-60

Code: MS 7872

Dimensions:

L: 4.5" (11.4 cm)Di: 1.2" (3 cm)

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A good example of a mid 19thc boxwood nutcracker of the "screw" type....it comes from France and is of the type made by a gentleman called "Souan" who did quite a few variations of this type, sometimes found with his name on them....also they can come with marine ivory rings and knops....this one has a finely beaded collar, shown close up in one of the pictures......it is in very good condition with a pleasing colour.

French. C1840-60.