Antique Shepherd's Leg Crook

Antique Shepherd's Leg Crook

Code: 10215


H: 99cm (39")


• 19th Cent Shepherd's Leg Crook. Nice short hand crook on original shaft.

• Leg crook with shallow curve

• Straight sweep to leg guide

• Tight 1 1/2 swirls to finial

• Strengthening plate added to front

• Mouth opening 1.75 inch

• Crook L in the multiple pic.

• County not known.

• Original Ash shaft with ball end.

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.