Large 18th Century Scandinavian Antique Treen Peg-Joined / Birch Wood Tankard


Large 18th Century Scandinavian Antique Treen Peg-Joined / Birch Wood Tankard



A highly decorative late 18th Century Scandinavian antique treen tankard constructed from birch.

Decorated in Norse style, with a lid decorated with a carved beast and surrounded by scratched and chip-carved detail; the hinge decorated with a further wild beast carved in the round with spokes radiating out from the central hinge pin and decorative handle. The main body pole-lathe turned from a single piece of birch supported on three decoratively carved feet in the form of wild beasts.

Condition – as per the images. Good overall. A further detailed condition report is available upon request.

Size: Max Width/Diameter to handle 24 cm x Max Height to top of lion carved hinger 24 cm (9 1/2″ x 9 1/2″)

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