Book shaped treen ware

Book shaped treen ware

Product no.: BB1016

Book shaped treenware, Welsh Chip Craving, c1700

4 x 5,5 x 1,5 cm.

Treen, literally "of a tree" is a generic name for small handmade functional household objects made of wood. ... Before the late 17th-century, when silver, pewter, and ceramics were introduced for tableware, most small household items, boxes and tableware were carved from wood.

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