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Set of 4 Antique Carved Ivory Thread Barrels * Circa 1820

Set of 4 Antique Carved Ivory Thread Barrels * Circa 1820
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Unusual Antique Carved Ivory Workbox Thread Barrel * C1820

Unusual Antique Carved Ivory Workbox Thread Barrel * C1820
This antique cotton or thread barrel is carved of real ivory with smooth sides and turned bands. The top is inset with a circle of maroon leather. The bottom unscrews and inside is a post to be wrapped with thread. There's a hole in the side to feed the thread through. Turning the top winds the thread back in. The condition is excellent with no chips or cracks and everything screws together well. The patina and ivory grain are exceptional and it's all original. It would have graced an English workbox of the late 18th or early 19th century. It measures 1 1/4" high and the top is 1 1/8" in diameter. Many of the Regency workboxes of this er...

$35.00




Antique Carved Ivory C Style Pincushion Clamp * C1820

Antique Carved Ivory C Style Pincushion Clamp * C1820
This beautiful antique clamp is ornately hand carved of ivory and has a lovely old patina and grain pattern. It's English and dates to the early 19th century. The top has a red velvet pincushion and it looks to be the original cushion. The condition is excellent with no cracks, chips or other damage. The cushion is intact and the screw screws down tightly and holds for the entire length. It measures slightly over 5" tall (with the screw half way in as shown). This clamp is shown in plate 75 of Sylvia Groves' book "The History of Needlework Tool And Accessories"....

$275.00




Antique Tortoise Shell Cased Crochet Hook Set * Circa 1850

Antique Tortoise Shell Cased Crochet Hook Set * Circa 1850
This special set of steel crochet hooks is in wooden box that had been veneered with real natural tortoise shell. The interior top edges are veneered with ivory and ivory forms the shelf that holds the hooks. The handle is carved of ivory and has a metal mechanism on the end that the steel crochet hooks fit into. It then screws down to secure them and it works well. The 8 steel hooks are all rust free with strong, intact hooks. The case is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or other damage and the tortoise has beautiful patterns. The push button mechanism opens well and snaps closed perfectly. With a hook in place, the crochet ...

$225.00




Classic Antique Carved Ivory Tambour Crochet Hook * Circa 1820

Classic Antique Carved Ivory Tambour Crochet Hook * Circa 1820
This antique tambour hook is hand turned and carved and has a beautiful old patina and ivory grain pattern. It has a steel collar and 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, cracks or other damage. Both ends screw together securely but the thumb screw doesn't tightens enough to hold the hook. It measures 4 1/2" long when closed....

$120.00




Antique Tambour Style Ivory Crochet Hook * Circa 1870

Antique Tambour Style Ivory Crochet Hook * Circa 1870
This elegant antique crochet hook has a removable hook that allows for the changing of sizes. The top unscrews to reveal storage for extra hooks (It has 3 tiny steel hooks). The hook is inserted in the front and the nozzle is screwed down to secure it. It's carved of real ivory with a delicate turned finial on top. It's in excellent working condition and has no chips, cracks or other damage. It measures 5" long with a hook in place....

$125.00




Antique Ivory Handled Changeable Crochet Hook * Circa 1870

Antique Ivory Handled Changeable Crochet Hook * Circa 1870
This antique crochet hook allows for the removal of the hooks to change sizes. It was probably once part of a set with multiple hooks, though it just has the one now. The handle is beautifully carved of ivory with an acorn like finial at the top. The tiny steel hook has a faceted collar at the top and it screws into the handle. It's about the same as an American steel size 11. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or other damage and the ivory has a nice old patina and grain pattern. It screws together securely and measures 4" long....

$90.00



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