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20 July 2017
TREEN
Items: 1-20 | 21-25


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BLACK FOREST "MASTIFF" INKWELL
A figural treen inkwell from the Black Forest area, depicting a "Mastiff" , Molossoid, or Swiss cattle herding type dog.

Head lifts to reveal a glass ink pot.

8 cms wide
6 cms deep
6 cms high


Advertised price includes packing and postage within mainland U.K.
Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied.
Monies will be refunded on safe return of the item to us in the same condition as purchased, and within 14 days.
You will only have to pay the initial cost of delivery (deducted from any refund) and the cost of returning it to us.


Ref: R/0217/US
Price: £195





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TREEN MONEY BOX
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
Ref: R/1109/E
Price: £49





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BAVARIAN TREEN NUTCRACKERS
A pair of carved wood figural nutcrackers depicting an old man.

Probably Bavarian, c 1920/30.
Ref: R/0913/K
Price: £48





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AUSTRIAN ORNAMENTAL TURNED BOWL
AN TYROLIAN TURNED CHERRYWOOD BOWL OF NICE QUALITY

MEASURES 8 INS IN DIAMETER
Ref: R/0210/G
Price: £38





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TREEN OAK BOOKENDS
BEAUTIFULLY CARVED PAIR OF LATE C19TH OAK BOOKENDS OF MUSICIANS WHICH STAND 8" HIGH, 4" ACROSS AND 6" DEEP.

CONTINENTAL AND MOST PROBABLY FRENCH, THESE FIGURES RETAIN A WONDERFUL RICH OAK PATINATION AND ARE PRESENTED IN TOP SHOWROOM CONDITION
Ref: WIL
This item has been sold





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BLACK FOREST PHOTO FRAME
An exquisite carved wood, triple photo frame from the Black Forest c.1890.

With Easel type stand, it measures a maximum of 20 cms deep, 19 cms wide and 23 cms high.

Advertised price includes packing and postage within mainland U.K.
Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied.
Monies will be refunded on safe return of the item to us in the same condition as purchased, and within 14 days.
You will only have to pay the initial cost of delivery (deducted from any refund) and the cost of returning it to us.
Ref: R/1116/KS
This item has been sold





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TREEN CUTLERY TRAY C1850
THIS IS A CHARMING LITTLE FADED MAHOGANY CUTLERY TRAY DATED C1850.

WITH STURDY CONSTRUCTION AND LITTLE INTERNAL WEAR FOR ITS AGE, WE HAVE GENTLY CLEANED AND WAXED THIS ITEM.

A VERY USEFUL AND EVER POPULAR PIECE PRESENTED IN GOOD SHOWROOM CONDITION
Ref: WIL
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BLACK FOREST CARVING "MUSIC"
An set of usual Black Forest carved letters spelling out the word "MUSIC".

Each letter is approx 11 cms high and the 'word' approx 30 cms long.

Probably removed from some sort of Musical Box / Automata, or maybe a large Cuckoo Clock.

The back shows fixing holes, and one letter cleaned up of glue.
Ref: R/0316/AT
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CASKET / JEWELLERY BOX
Stunning quality Edwardian mahogany inlaid casket. C 1910

Shown here in excellent and original condition with a working key which" springs" open both sides, to reveal a 3 section interior.

Ideal for jewellery, games or stationary, this beautiful Edwardian casket is ready to use.

H 4.5 inches to top of handle 6 inches
W 11 inches
D 7 inches
Ref: wil
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ETON TREEN STRING HOLDER
An exquisite example of engine turning in oak.

A lidded cylindrical string or thread box with a history...label to base reads " turned on lathe by cousin McNeile (?) early part of century, a hunch back, senior math master at Eton".

3 1/2 inches diameter max
4 1/2 inches high max
Ref: R/0413/ET+
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CARVED WOODEN ELEPHANTS C1930
ATTRACTIVE PAIR OF CARVED WOODEN ELEPHANTS AS A PAIR OF BOOKENDS. C 1930

SEEN HERE IN MELLOWED TEAK OR SIMILAR WOOD, THESE ELEPHANTS HAVE A GOOD ANTIQUE PATINA.

HEIGHT..5" WIDTH 6" DEPTH 4" INCLUDING TUSKS
Ref: WIL
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CARVED BLACK FOREST NUTCRAKERS
A PAIR OF NUTCRACKERS CARVED AS AN OLD MAN WEARING A TASSELLED CAP

TYPICAL BLACK FOREST EXAMPLE

GOOD OVERALL CONDITION

SOME OLD WOODWORM HOLES AND WEAR, BUT ACTION SOUND

OVERALL HEIGHT 8 INS
Ref: R/0410ES
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TURNED COCONUT AND MAHOGANY CUP
A LATE 19TH CENTURY TURNED AND POLISHED COCONUT CUP, MOUNTED ON A TURNED MAHOGANY BASE, AND MAHOGANY COVER WITH 'KNOP'

UNFORTUNATELY HAS AN OLD REPAIR TO A CRACK (SEE PHOTO)

NEVERTHELESS AN INTERESTING ITEM

STANDS 8.5 INS HIGH
Ref: R/0509/G
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CARVING OF DURER'S 'PRAYING HANDS'
A VERY WELL EXECUTED CARVING,
POSSIBLY IN WALNUT, OF ALBRECHT DURER'S FAMOUS DRAWING 'PRAYING HANDS'

MEASURES 5.75 INS BY 8.75 INS
Ref: R/0808/GT
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TREEN BOOT
A delightfully quirky carved wood shoe or boot.

Modelled as a very worn and distressed piece of foot ware it measures 13 cms long, 6 cms high and wide.

Lovely detail, even has a big toe poking out!.....although that begs the question as to where the rest of the foot is!!!

Probably originates from the 'Black Forest' area.

Advertised price includes packing and postage within mainland U.K.
Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied.
Monies will be refunded on safe return of the item to us in the same condition as purchased, and within 14 days.
You will only have to pay the initial cost of delivery (deducted from any refund) and the cost of returning it to us.
Ref: R/1016/GS
This item has been sold





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ART NOUVEAU PANEL
A MAHOGANY PANEL INLAID WITH VARIOUS COLOURED WOODS DEPICTING TENDRILS AND FLOWER HEADS

PANEL MEASURES 29 BY 8 INS

A FEW SLIGHT MARKS AND SCRATCHES, AND VERY SLIGHTLY 'CUPPED' ALONG THE LENGTH
( SEE PIC )
Ref: R/0510/GT
This item has been sold





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POKERWORK TRAY
A nice example of a wood tray with 'Poker work' flower design.

Arts and Crafts in period, c1910.

Just over 22 inches by 15 inches in size.

Slight wear to the 'ebonised' finish and corners as would be expected with usage and age.

Even the underneath has been decorated.
Ref: R/1215/RE
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BLACK FOREST LETTER RACK
A NICELY CARVED LETTER RACK, MADE IN THE BLACK FOREST AREA

IT HAS THREE HINGED 'FLAPS' FOR LETTERS OR NOTES

GOOD ORIGINAL CONDITION

MEASURES 10 INS BY 5 INS
Ref: R/0410/G
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CARVED ROSEWOOD TIGER
A NICELY CARVED MODEL OF A TIGER IN ROSEWOOD.

STYLE VERY REMINISCENT OF THE JAPANESE BRONZES FROM THE MEIJI PERIOD

STANDS 4 INS / 10 CMS HIGH AT THE HEAD
MAXIMUM LENGTH 7.5 INS / 19 CMS
Ref: R/1011/GG
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TREEN BOWL. CAMBRIDGEWARE
THIS IS A GOOD QUALITY CAMBRIDGEWARE FRUIT BOWL IN GOOD CONDITION.

IT MEASURE 10" DIAMETER AND 4" HIGH AND RETAINS A SOFT PATINATION.

GENTLY WAXED, IT IS SHOWN IN TOP SHOWROOM CONDITION.
Ref: WIL
This item has been sold



 
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