• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5686

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    9 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 294

    A WELSH TREEN LOVE SPOON WITH KNIFE AND FORK ATTACHED

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WELSH TREEN LOVE SPOON WITH KNIFE AND FORK ATTACHED
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The suspension ring, the later knife and original fork both rotating in birdcage fixings, the front carved in relief with crossed pipes, and with recessed panels formerly filled with inlay, the reverse engraved with a ship and both sides with chip-carved decoration
    14 in. (36 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Eddie Evans Collection. Prenton, Birkenhead, thence to the present owner. Owen Evan Thomas Collection - illustrated Owen Evan-Thomas, Domestic Utensils of Wood, pl.58, fig.F