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Period Oak, Carvings, Paintings, Country Furniture and Effects - Sunday 23rd February 2020

A Rare Antique Dug-out Treen Mould Box. The long, square section fruitwood block carved on all sides

with a variety of decorative moulds including leaves, fruit, garlands, flower-heads, a fleur-de-lys, a scallop shell, an elaborate roundel, a winged eagle and acanthus, with runs of ropetwist, laurel garlands and repeated motifs to one side incorporating a slide off lid accessing the hollowed out box within. 33.5 cm in length, approx. 10 cm square (13¼'' l. 4'' sq.)


A Rare Antique Dug-out Treen Mould Box. The long, square section fruitwood block carved on all sides

with a variety of decorative moulds including leaves, fruit, garlands, flower-heads, a fleur-de-lys, a scallop shell, an elaborate roundel, a winged eagle and acanthus, with runs of ropetwist, laurel garlands and repeated motifs to one side incorporating a slide off lid accessing the hollowed out box within. 33.5 cm in length, approx. 10 cm square (13¼'' l. 4'' sq.)

Cluster 222