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Becketts

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A pair of very large and exemplary becketts; sailormade handles for a mariner's trunk.

 

The bar with a monkey's fist knot at either end with leather star-cut bearers, the handle two bands of turk's head knotting painted black and sandwiching a fine knotwork section. The main carrying rope with a plaited canvas covering all painted with ship's white paint.

 

English circa 1880.

 

w:8 in x 12 in. 

4 5/8 in circumference at the fattest.

 

Item Code: 3838

£ 895

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