Three Antique Treen Pastry Jiggers!

There are pastry jiggers and then there are pastry jiggers. These three are not the run of the mill pastry crimpers and cutters but fabulous pieces of Georgian Folk Art. Antique pastry jiggers date back to at least the 16 th century and are known by several different names from jaggers, pie sealers to dough wheels. or jiggers A jagger would be the most sensible name as the wheel gives a jagged edge to the pie but Jigger is the more common name used. A jigger consists of a wheel which can be a single wheel or a double wheel. The single wheel was used to cut through the pastry leaving a jagged line, the double wheel could cut thin pieces of pastry to make a lattice topped pie. It has a shank o

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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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