17th Century & Later English Antique Treen Wool Winder Attributed to the North-East of England


Late 17th Century & Later English Antique Treen Wool Winder Attributed to the North-East of England.

A late 17thC English antique oak wool winder with 19thC carved applique in the form of a smiling face.

Attributed to the North-East of England, possibly Cumbria or the borders of North Yorkshire.

With six turned wooden spindles, each terminating with a bobbin, set into a central wooden axle, supported on a single stem. The stem decorated with a turned wooden final. The front applied with a folk-art carved applique depicting a smiling head with fruit and foliage below. A single piece of oak forms the plank base with moulded front.

Size: Height 66cm x Wheel Diameter 53cm x Depth 34 1/3cm (26″ x 21″ x 13 1/2″)

Condition – Good. The wheel still functions fully.

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