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Classic Antique Carved Ivory Tambour Crochet Hook * C1820

Classic Antique Carved Ivory Tambour Crochet Hook * C1820
$135.00
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Antique Ivory Cased French Silver Gilt Sewing Etui * C1850

Antique Ivory Cased French Silver Gilt Sewing Etui * C1850
This elegant little case is carved from a solid piece of real ivory with precise spaces for each tool. The matching sewing tools fitted into the fitted interior are all gilded silver and embossed with scrolling leaf designs. The set consists of scissors, needle case and thimble. Everything fits the case perfectly and it's obvious they all belong there. The tools all have the boar's head hallmarks used on Parisian silver from 1838. The tiny scissors are 2 7/8" long. They have tight blades, sharp points and cut very well. The thimble is in nice condition with no holes or wear. It's about an American size 7/8 (14.7 mm diameter opening). Th...

$535.00




Antique Fretwork Carved Ivory Pin Cushion / Disc * English * C18

Antique Fretwork Carved Ivory Pin Cushion / Disc * English * C18
Both sides of this high quality disc style pincushion have been carved with delicate pierced fretwork floral designs. The condition is excellent with no chips or loss. It has a silk ribbon cushion which is intact and is stuck with some old handmade steel pins. The patina and ivory grain are gorgeous and it measures 1 3/4" in diameter. This style of pincushion allowed the pins to be stuck flush into the material around the cushion's edges so it could be carried in the silk work bags of the day. Some fretwork ivory tools from this era are shown on p. 86 of Nerylla Taunton's book "Antique Needlework Tools and Embroideries"....

$200.00




Antique Carved Ivory Thread Waxer * C1820

Antique Carved Ivory Thread Waxer * C1820
This beautiful little ivory disc style waxer is ornately carved with flower like designs on both sides. It has serrated edges and a lovely patina and ivory grain pattern. The ivory is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or other damage and it still has wax. It measures 7/8" in diameter....

$110.00




Antique Dieppe Carved Ivory Purse * C1870

Antique Dieppe Carved Ivory Purse * C1870
This lovely little purse was carved by the famous ivory carvers of Dieppe France. The frame is silver plated metal. It's lined in blue kid leather. Every bit of it is original. A little central interior purse has a separate catch. The amazing carving is a variety of lush flowers. I can make out roses, pansies, daisies and forget me nots. The ivory is intact but has a small burn mark on the front and back. The push button catch on top latches closed and opens well, as does the interior latch. It measures 3" wide by 2 1/2" high and has a gorgeous patina and nice ivory grain....

$195.00




Antique Carved Ivory Pin Cushion / Disc * C1820

Antique Carved Ivory Pin Cushion / Disc * C1820
Both sides of this high quality disc style pincushion have been smoothly carved with concentric circles. The condition is excellent with no chips or damage and it has the original rose silk cushion which is intact. The patina and grain are gorgeous and it measures 1 3/8" in diameter. This style of pincushion allowed the pins to be stuck flush into the material around the cushion's edges so it could be carried in the silk work bags of the day....

$115.00




Classic Antique Carved Ivory Tambour Crochet Hook * C1820

Classic Antique Carved Ivory Tambour Crochet Hook * C1820
This antique tambour hook is hand turned and carved and has a beautiful old patina and ivory grain pattern. It has a brass collar & steel thumb screw and the top unscrews to reveal a storage compartment for holding the hooks (There are 2 small steel hooks). The condition is excellent with no chips or other damage. Everything screws together securely and the thumb screw tightens properly to hold the hook. It measures 4 7/8" long when closed. A similar ivory tambour hook is shown on p. 74 of Nerylla Taunton's book "Antique Needlework Tools and Embroideries"....

$135.00



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