Antique Victorian Carved English Treen Bread Knife with Wheat Pattern Handle and Steel Blade

antique victorian carved english treen wooden english bread knife wheat pattern

A fine example of a large and nicely carved early 20th Century bread knife, with wheat detail.

This steel bladed carved bread knife dates from the late Victorian or Edwardian period. A handmade piece, it has a quality join between the blade and the handle.

The wheat detail on the handle is nicely carved and has a lovely finial end. The handle has a few scuffs and marks from age, but these don’t detract from its timeworn character.

It is joined to a steel which has oxidised from contact with water over the years, as is common with these types of knives. The blade has also thinned a little, from regular use and sharpening.

Overall, though, it is a quality piece of treen kitchenalia.

Length, 33cm; Width, 2.5cm at widest point on handle and blade.

UK delivery included; international delivery £20 maximum depending on location.

 

 

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