Engraved shoe horn

Front view of a shoe horn showing the elaborate engraving. Side view of a shoe horn showing the curving profile. Side view of a shoe horn showing the curving profile. Front view of a shoe horn showing the elaborate engraving. Side view of a shoe horn showing the curving profile. Close view of a shoe horn showing the carving. Underside view of a shoe horn showing the smooth surface. Underside view of a shoe horn showing the smooth surface.
Front view of a shoe horn showing the elaborate engraving. Side view of a shoe horn showing the curving profile. Side view of a shoe horn showing the curving profile. Front view of a shoe horn showing the elaborate engraving. Side view of a shoe horn showing the curving profile. Close view of a shoe horn showing the carving. Underside view of a shoe horn showing the smooth surface. Underside view of a shoe horn showing the smooth surface.
Details
Object number
WCHL : 8
Country
Date
1612

Description

A 17th century shoe horn engraved with floral and geometric designs, including the Tudor rose crowned, bearling the legend 'Robart Mindum made this shooing horne for Ricard Gibon anno Domini 1612 . This natural plastic item forms part of the Worshipful Company of Horners collection.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

engraved: "Robart Mindum made this shooing horne for Ricard Gibon anno domini 1612"
Dimensions
Width
30mm
Depth
30mm
Length
216mm
Colour