Antique Shepherd's Leg Crook

Antique Shepherd's Leg Crook

Code: 10210


H: 105cm (41.3")


• Antique Shepherd's Leg Crook.

• Leg crook with grooved back (strengthening device - sign of a good blacksmith)

• Curved sweep to leg guide

• Raised single swirl

• Groove continues all the way to the swirl.

• Mouth opening 1 inch

• Crook H in the multiple pic.

• County not known.

The shepherd was the highest paid of all the farm workers on a farm - he held the most responsibility looking after the master's flock.

This is a leg crook and would have been his everyday working crook. There are also Neck crooks, dipping crooks etc which were used only seasonally.