This is an interesting small Irish beaker, made from arbutus wood. On the front there is the word KILLARNEY in pique work. Useful as a match holder.

it measures 9.5cm h x 6cm w.

Killarney Ware was produced as souvenir gifts for tourists  visiting the Killarney Lakes in Ireland and is quite distinctive using contasting woods for the inlay with the harp, shamrocks and Irish buildings being the popular subjects for decoration.

Arbutus wood was grown in the ares and has a beautiful appearance similar to Yew wood.

c1870

 

Antique Irish Beaker - Arbutus Wood from Killarney

£75.00Price