A fine 19th century Mauchline Ware circular spice box decorated with Cambridge and Boston scenes to the outside. Lovely shaped edges to the top of the box. Inside retaining all of its eight spice pots. Labels with Lemon Peel, Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Cloves, Powdered Cinnamon, Mace.  One of the pots has a label with Cinnamon Flowers on it which is unusual. and of particular note is that the largest pot in the centre is for pepper.

It measures 15cm w x 13cm h

Antique Treen Spice Box - Retaining all its spice pots

    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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