Auction Items

Period Oak, Paintings, Carvings & Effects

  • Lot 121 | Period Oak, Paintings, Carvings & Effects | Wilkinson's Auctioneers

    LOT NUMBER 121

    A Victorian Carved Mahogany Knitting Sheath in the form of a Lady's leg with ankle boot, stippled stocking and lace trimmed bloomer, 6½ in (16.5 cm) in length.

    Sold For: £160

  • Lot 122 | Period Oak, Paintings, Carvings & Effects | Wilkinson's Auctioneers

    LOT NUMBER 122

    A Delightful Late 18th/Early 19th Century Folk Art Knitting Sheath in the form of a booted leg with piqué buttons and chip carved ornamentation, 7¾ in (19.5 cm) in length.

    Sold For: £650

  • Lot 123 | Period Oak, Paintings, Carvings & Effects | Wilkinson's Auctioneers

    LOT NUMBER 123

    A 19th Century Goosewing Knitting Sheath attributed to Teesdale with chip carved decoration, 8 in (20 cm) in length.

    Sold For: £190

  • Lot 124 | Period Oak, Paintings, Carvings & Effects | Wilkinson's Auctioneers

    LOT NUMBER 124

    A Finely Carved 18th or 19th Century Treen Knitting Sheath, possibly Welsh. The rectangular section body intricately carved with layers of geometric designs incorporating a diagonally cut apron string notch and terminating with a twinned heart motif to the end, 8 in (20 cm) in length.

    Sold For: £260

  • Lot 125 | Period Oak, Paintings, Carvings & Effects | Wilkinson's Auctioneers

    LOT NUMBER 125

    An Unusual, Fine Quality 19th Century Treen Knitting Sheath, carved with bands of platted reeds bordering a ropetwist section and having a knot form pommel to the end, 11 in (28 cm) in length.

    Sold For: £150

  • Lot 126 | Period Oak, Paintings, Carvings & Effects | Wilkinson's Auctioneers

    LOT NUMBER 126

    A Fine Early 19th Century Intricately Turned Rosewood Knitting Sheath having a finely beaded ivory haft finial with a ring threaded around the bobbin turned shaft, ivory studs adorning the knops and a slender tapering section leading down to a small ivory ovoid pommel, 10¼ in (26 cm) in length.

    Sold For: £220

  • Lot 127 | Period Oak, Paintings, Carvings & Effects | Wilkinson's Auctioneers

    LOT NUMBER 127

    A 19th Century Dutch Plaited Knitting Sheath or Breischede. The slender conical sheath clad in quills; some enriched with stained colours, bound in fine wire and mounted with a white metal centre band with serrated sides, and white metal mounts at either end; the needle holder with a loop to one side, 8¼ in (21 cms) in length.

    Sold For: £0

  • Lot 128 | Period Oak, Paintings, Carvings & Effects | Wilkinson's Auctioneers

    LOT NUMBER 128

    A Fine Quality 19th Century Inlaid Oak Knitting Sheath with scrolled end, good colour and patination. The brass mounted needle holder above an inlaid brass plaque engraved with initials HW to the front and brass lined insets either side; one glazed. The scroll ended shaft adorned with bone, rosewood and brass inlay, 8 in (20 cm) in length.

    Sold For: £240

  • Lot 129 | Period Oak, Paintings, Carvings & Effects | Wilkinson's Auctioneers

    LOT NUMBER 129

    An 18th or 19th Century Chip-Carved Fruitwood 'Rolling ball' Knitting Sheath. The square shaft having two pierced sections containing rolling balls. The piece decorated a heart pierced with arrows and incorporating a small glazed rebate with inscribed name; 'M.J. Purvis', 8 in (20 cm) in length.

    Sold For: £320

  • Lot 130 | Period Oak, Paintings, Carvings & Effects | Wilkinson's Auctioneers

    LOT NUMBER 130

    A 19th Century Inlaid Mahogany Knitting Sheath bordered in strings of ebony and boxwood, and adorned with small chequered roundels; one side with a glass inset inscribed Ann Douglass Remember the Year 1833, 7½ in (19 cm) in length.

    Sold For: £0



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