treen money box

TREEN MONEY BOX


Price

£49
| $65 USD | €56 EUR


Item Number

R/1109/E

Description

LATE 19TH CENTURY TREEN MONEY BOX
MADE FROM ELM AND FINISHED IN A 'SCUMBLED' VARNISH, NOW BLISTERED AND DISTRESSED.
IT HAS CHIP CARVED DECORATION TO THE EDGES OF THE SIX SIDES / BOARDS
THE TOP SECTION SLIDES OPEN, RATHER TOO EASILY! AS HAS SHRUNK OVER THE YEARS
APPROX 6 INS CUBE
SIMILAR IN DESIGN TO ONE PICTURED IN PINTO'S BOOK ON TREEN, WHICH STATES IT IS 'TRICK OPENING' AND C1850/60...SO PROBABLY SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT (SEE PHOTO 4)
A NICE PIECE OF FOLK ART
Overseas / USA enquiries welcome, please contact us direct for competitive shipping quotes.
Internal Ref: R/1109/E



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