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Llanerchaeron, Ceredigion (Accredited Museum)
Not only did Miss Ward have an eye for design but also a sense of humour. There are several novelty pieces in the collection which are good fun and that's probably why she chose them.
Sycamore carved nut cracker. With tapered handle, the end with flutes radiating from centre, and with panels of opposing diagonals, threaded at end and screwing onto a carved hand with fluted and notched cuff. Inscribed - Hand nut cracker 40/- See stipple thumb raws R (label)
An item from the Pamela Ward Collection, left to the National Trust in the will of Miss Ward in 1994
Marks and inscriptions
Hand nut cracker 40/- See stipple thumb raws R (label)