English Sterling Trowel, Arms of Baron Lyttelton, Early Celluloid Handle

English Sterling Trowel, Arms of Baron Lyttelton, Early Celluloid Handle

A beautifully engraved silver trowel made by Edward and John Barnard of London in 1861-2, very shortly after the introduction of celluloid. The handle is engraved with a stylized head of an African.

England, 1861-2 c.H: 13"W: 4.5"Reference number: 24915