BOOT SCRAPER
Forged iron blade set in fluted, Cotswold Stone.
Scraper 1800s, Stone Base 1600s

£275

Dimensions

W 30cm (12") H 30cm (12")

Description

The forged iron scraper blade (1880s) was set into its much earlier stone base some years ago. The stone is carved with fluted sides in a hard Gloucestershire stone, harder than traditional Cotswold stone, and dates from C17th. The stone has two drilled holes, suggesting it was originally the base for a different, two-pronged, scraper. The stone's patina is lovely and the whole is a decorative, practical and rather intriguing object.

Stock No. 1843

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