Offered for sale;
In the original leather sheath, ebony handled brass ferruled triple hollow ground edged spike and oval section pointed steel, possibly a sharpener or burnisher, marked THEWLIS GRIFFITH
High quality tool or instrument made by Thewlis & Griffith, of Warrington, England circa 1850
Length 11,1/4″ or 285mm.
Purpose unknown, possibly a veterinary instrument for treating pasture sheep bloat or an engineering tool.
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As a fine art sculpture graduate I have applied my appreciation and understanding of form and function to my lifelong professional career in the antiques trade. Over forty years dealing in what I considered worthy, within the fields of decorative arts and sciences, I have always purchased over a wide spectrum and look forward to offering an exciting variety of stimulating pieces.