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Antique Tortoise Shell & Sterling Case w/ Scissors Set * 1917

Antique Tortoise Shell & Sterling Case w/ Scissors Set * 1917
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Home » Store » Misc Sewing Tools » E354 » Antique Carved Ivory Canton Tatting Shuttle * C1830
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This beautiful tatting shuttle is carved of ivory and has a lovely old patina and grain pattern. It was made in China for English export in the early 19th century. It measures 3 3/8" long by almost 1" wide and was probably made for a sewing workbox.

Both sides are deeply carved with Chinese landscape designs. The condition is excellent with no chips or other damage and the points are intact. A similar example is shown on p. 84 of Nerylla Taunton's book "Antique Needlework Tools and Embroideries".


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