S/2800 Antique Treen 18th Century Beech Wine Taster
An 18th century single handled beech wine taster known as a taste de vin, which were attractive small bowls with a single lug handle. They were used for tasting wine and are difficult to find these days. It has excellent pole lathe turnings on both the inside and outside. The whole has a lovely rich colour and good patination.
4½ in. (11.5 cm.) Wide
2 in. (5 cm.) High
3½ in. (9 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1780