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Lot 35: New England Colonial Hand Hewn Cherry Wooden Trencher Bowl 1700s
25 October 2016
Milton, DE, USA
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Description: This is an antique hand hewn colonial large cherry wood trencher bowl from New England circa 1700s for your consideration. Because of its hardness, durability and beauty, cherry was a frequent choice for hand made items including furniture, boxes, bowls and musical instruments. Cherry wood comes from the cherry tree a temperate hardwood that grows in northeastern U.S. and Canada. Look closely at the patina, the grain of the wood and the hollowed out of round shape that is a trademark of a hand hewn antique wooden treen trencher bowl. The antique cherry wood trencher bowl is large in size, hand hewn from a single solid piece of cherry, and is thick and heavy. The inside of the early trencher shows chopping, cutting and lots scaring.
Condition Report: Excellent condition with an age appropriate patina
Dimensions: 19 1/2 inches long, 11 1/2 inches wide, and 4 inches high