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Antique Carved Ivory Workbox Thread Barrel * C1800-20

Antique Carved Ivory Workbox Thread Barrel * C1800-20
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Very Nice Antique Carved Ivory Floral Tatting Shuttle * C1820

Very Nice Antique Carved Ivory Floral Tatting Shuttle * C1820
This beautiful little 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 2 3/8" long by almost 3/4" wide and was probably made for a sewing workbox. Both sides are deeply carved with a scrolling leafy floral design. The condition is excellent with no chips or other damage and the points are intact. A similar example is shown on p. 211 of Gay Ann Rogers' book "An Illustrated History of Needlework Tools"....

$165.00




Antique Carved Ivory Floral Tatting Shuttle * Circa 1830

Antique Carved Ivory Floral Tatting Shuttle * Circa 1830
This nice little 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 2 3/8" long by almost 7/8" wide and was probably made for a sewing workbox. Both sides are deeply carved with a scrolling leafy floral design. The condition is excellent with no chips or other damage and the points are intact. A similar example is shown on p. 211 of Gay Ann Rogers' book "An Illustrated History of Needlework Tools"....

$125.00




Antique Carved Ivory Canton Winding Clamp * C1830

Antique Carved Ivory Canton Winding Clamp * C1830
This little antique clamp has a winding spool on top. It is carved of real ivory and has a lovely old patina and ivory grain. It was carved in China for the English market in the early-mid 19th century. The sides are decorated with birds, butterflies and a bat on a background of clouds. The condition is excellent with no chips or other damage and the screw works well and holds tight. The spool spins freely and the top knob unscrews so it can be removed. A couple of the spokes in the spool have been reglued so the spool looks a little lopsided. It measures about 5 1/4" tall (with the screw half way in, as shown). A similar clamp is shown ...

$145.00




Antique Carved Ivory Needle Case * C1830

Antique Carved Ivory Needle Case * C1830
This ornate antique needle or bodkin case is carved of real ivory. It has all over diagonal leaf and petal designs carved around the sides and pinwheel like finials at each end. The quality of the carving is lovely, as are the ivory grain and patina. The condition is excellent with no chips or cracks and it screws together perfectly. It measures 3 5/8" long and was bought in England....

$135.00




Unusual Antique Carved Ivory Stiletto * C1850

Unusual Antique Carved Ivory Stiletto * C1850
This fat little stiletto is carved of real ivory in a very unusual style. The top is faceted with diamonds, triangles and a square top and the top of the shank has a smoothly turned diagonal design. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or other damage. It measures 3 5/8" long and has a wonderful old patina and pronounced ivory grain. Stilettos had a variety of uses including unpicking stitches and creating eyelet holes in fabric that were then embroidered around in a technique called Broderie Anglais. They were also used to transfer design outlines to fabric, pricking paper patterns along the outlines and then rubbing them wi...

$95.00




Classic Antique Carved Ivory Tambour Crochet Hook * C1820

Classic Antique Carved Ivory Tambour Crochet Hook * C1820
This antique tambour hook is smoothly hand turned and carved and has a beautiful old patina and ivory grain pattern. The hook cover can be screwed to the top to lengthen the handle and prevent loss. It has a steel collar and thumb screw and the top unscrews to reveal a storage compartment for holding extra hooks. It just has the one hook and the screw is frozen so it can't be removed. The condition is otherwise excellent with no chips or other damage to the ivory. The ivory parts screw together well in all directions and measures 4 3/8" long closed....

$95.00



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