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An English elm or ash double-sided trencher
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An English elm or ash double-sided trencher

IN THE 17TH CENTURY STYLE BUT OF LATER MANUFACTURE

Details
An English elm or ash double-sided trencher
In the 17th century style but of later manufacture
Of square form with tapered handle, one side with circular depression, and both sides with smaller salt depressions to the corners
9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) long
Provenance
The W.J. Shepherd Collection, inventory no. KD1520 (according to a paper label inscribed by hand in ink and attached to the reverse).
The W.J. Shepherd Collection of Treen; Sotheby's, London, 30 November 1983, lot 217.
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.

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Lot Essay

The trencher retains the paper collection label of W.J. Shepherd, inscribed by hand in ink with the collection number KD1520.

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