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Lovely 1980s Biscuit Barrel from Kernewek Goonhavern, Cornwall

Discover 1980s charm with this biscuit barrel from Kernewek Goonhavern, Cornwall. Stamped with pride, the straightforward design features a wooden lid, gold rim, and ‘Biscuits’ inscribed in gold with a small flower. A practical and timeless addition reflecting Cornish craftsmanship.


Availability: 1 in stock

  • Era 1980s
  • Bust
  • Waist
  • Hips
  • Label
  • Fabric
  • Condition Good
  • Best fit

    The best fit is a recommendation only. Please refer to other measurements for accurate fitting.

Uncover this 1980s biscuit barrel from ‘Kernewek Goonhavern, Cornwall, England.’ The wooden lid, gold rim, and ‘Biscuits’ written in gold with a small flower on the front define its straightforward yet charming aesthetic. A practical addition to your kitchen, reflecting the craftsmanship of Kernewek Goonhavern in Cornwall.

Key Features:

  • 1980s Vintage: This biscuit barrel captures the essence of the 1980s, providing a functional and timeless addition to your kitchen.
  • Cornish Craftsmanship: Back stamped with ‘Kernewek Goonhavern, Cornwall, England,’ this barrel reflects the craftsmanship and heritage of Cornwall.
  • Simple and Charming Design: The wooden lid, gold rim, and gold ‘Biscuits’ inscription with a small flower offer a straightforward and charming aesthetic.

For Collectors and Kitchen Enthusiasts:

A practical piece for collectors interested in 1980s kitchenware and those appreciating the simple yet timeless design of biscuit barrels.

Cornish Heritage:

Celebrate the craftsmanship of Kernewek Goonhavern in Cornwall with this 1980s biscuit barrel, a functional and charming representation of Cornish heritage.


Height: 18cm

Length: 13cm

Width: 13cm

Condition Report:

This item is in great vintage condition. A few signs of wear to the wooden lid.

Kindly be aware that our items are vintage and antique, imbued with character and history. As a result, they are not in new condition, and the presence of some flaws adds to their unique charm. Please view items carefully before purchase any obvious flaws or issues will be described in the product description and or shown in the product photos.

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