A 19th century large spinning top with five other tops inside. When the spinning top is spun the base and five other spinning tops are released. The spinning top which spins the longest is the winner. Each spinning top is painted in a different pattern.

A great late 19th century game where bets could be placed as to which is the winning top. There is a video clip to see how it works in one of the images

 

The main top measures 6.5cm w excluding the launcher x 9cm h

Antique Treen Parachute Spinning Top

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    OPUS ANTIQUES
     
    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

    ANTIQUE TREEN

    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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