Antique Shepherd's Leg Crook
Dimensions:H: 135cm (53.1")
• Antique Shepherd's Leg Crook.
• Finely made Leg Crook.
• Straight sweep to leg guide
• Knob finilial.
• Mouth opening 1.15 inch
• Crook B in the multiple pic.
• Shape typical to Cotswolds and parts of Lincolnshire
• Original Oak shaft.
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.