Exquisite carving, and lush undercarving. A masterpiece. Belonging to a French collector – complete with snail, but no frog!
Miki’s board, rare, possibly a George Wing creation given the styling of the capitals.
Lush, deep carved harvest board including sweetcorn, painted strikingly, courtesy of Marina Anderson.
Australian painted, with insert, mid 1900s
Pretty escutcheon with letter ‘B’ and ribbons, renaissance style
Dutch wedding board, 1909
Fine harvest board, with hops, wheat and vine, courtesy of Marina Anderson
Possibly Swiss, with ivy laurel and oak, naturalistically carved
Prattware bread dish, mid 1900s, with Dickensian scene, motto around the border
Elizabeth’s mum’s board by Bramhall, England.
Uncle Wolf’s platter in Germany
Hugh’s Winchester board, passed down from his father who was a Wykemist, with the motto of William of Wykham; ‘Manners Makyth Man’.
John’s wife’s Grandmother’s board – must be 110 years old they calculated.
Roddy and Michiko’s boards, again by George Wing of Sheffield, the most prolific breadboard maker in late Victorian times
Shelia’s Anchor Butter advertising board – a prototype and the only one in existence
Sue’s mum’s board, with fretted silver plated surround.