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What is the tool and What is the Trade?

Jenny Fowler, writing on behalf of Bristol Design, has found something which they haven't seen before in 30 years...

This is a very unusual plane made to work on a curved surface, with a cutter to form a rebate.  

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Might it be a wheelwwright's tool? Or a cooper's? 

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Does anyone recognise it? 

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