It's not very often that I have four antique spice towers in stock, particularly all of different sizes, so I thought it would be a good opportunity to look at their differences. As with most things there is more to look at then you might first realise. Size- reputedly these antique spice towers were made from a two tier up to ten tiers high. The tallest I have seen is a six and they are quite rare. The first image shows a six tier quite alot bigger than the others, it has a wider diameter , I guess for stability, much taller than this and the tower would be unstable. Each antique spice tower varies slightly in size, so if you were to look at several four tier spice towers they would have d

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We first became involved in Antique Treen and furniture some twenty five years ago and since then a passion for Treen, small wooden snuff boxes and decorative wooden items has developed into Opus Antiques.

This web site shows only a  small selection of our current stock for sale, if you are looking for something you don't see, please contact us.


We are also interested in buying Antique Treen items. As well as using our Contact page, you can also email or telephone us on 07941 285532


The word Treen is derived from the word tree and is a term used to describe wooden household objects, all turned from one piece of wood e.g. a bowl, plate, gingerbread mould, and spoons, always having a function.

Nowadays when we talk about Antique Treen it tends to cover all small wooden items including antique snuff boxes, candle stands, spice towers, etc. often made from several pieces of turned wood.


When a piece of wood has been painstakingly turned or carved, handled, polished and loved over a few hundred years old, it can develop a wonderful colour and patina and becomes an irresistible piece of Antique Treen.

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