Shopping Cart:  0 items

Banner1



Categories
What's New?
Antique Tortoise Shell Cased Crochet Hook Set * Circa 1850

Antique Tortoise Shell Cased Crochet Hook Set * Circa 1850
$225.00
New Products
Displaying 31 to 36 (of 71 new products) Result Pages: [<< Prev]  ... 6  7  8  9  10 ...  [Next >>] 

2 Antique Carved Ivory Thread Winders * Circa 1850

2  Antique Carved Ivory Thread Winders * Circa 1850
These little matching antique silk winders are carved in a very practical shape that could hold lots of thread. They look like little spools and measure almost 1 1/2" by 1" . They have little slits in one corner for securing the silk. Both are in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or other damage and they have nice old ivory patina and grain patterns....

$60.00




Antique Carved Ivory Egg With Ivory Child's Thimble * Circa 1830

Antique Carved Ivory Egg With Ivory Child's Thimble * Circa 1830
This little antique egg is smoothly carved of ivory and contains a little ivory thimble. The top of the egg has two faint hairline cracks, but still screws together well and securely. The condition is otherwise excellent. It measures 1 3/4" long and 3/4" in diameter. The tiny ivory thimble has smooth sides and carved knurling on the top. It's in excellent condition with no holes, chips or other damage. It is about an American child's size 1 (10.7 mm diameter opening)....

$85.00




Antique Carved Crescents Ivory Needle Case * Circa 1830

Antique Carved Crescents Ivory Needle Case * Circa 1830
This lovely antique needle or bodkin case is carved of real ivory and has an all over design of alternating crescents. The quality of the carving is excellent, as are the ivory grain and patina. The ends are turned with concentric circles. The ivory has a small natural flaw on one side of the bottom but the condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or other damage. It screws together well and measures 3 3/8" long....

$115.00




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 opening is veneered with ivory and ivory forms the shelf that holds the hooks. The cartouche on the top (not personalized) and the hinge and push button and all sterling silver (tested). The handle is carved of mother of pearl and has a brass 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. It has a lovely old patina and be...

$235.00




Ornate Antique Carved Tortoise Shell Netting Case * Circa 1800

Ornate Antique Carved Tortoise Shell Netting Case * Circa 1800
This ornate netting case is carved of real tortoise shell and the quality of the carving is lovely. It was Chinese export work for the English market, early 19th century. The sides of the case are hand carved with flowers surrounding panels with landscapes and scenes from Chinese life. The ends have layered chrysanthemum motifs. The natural patterns in the tortoise shell and the old patina are gorgeous. Inside are tortoise shell netting tools. It's in fabulous condition with no chips, cracks or other damage and the top fits on perfectly. Closed, the case measures 6" long. A very similar one is shown on p. 71 of Nerylla Taunton's book Ant...

$595.00




Small Antique Ivory Workbox Thread Barrel * Circa 1820

Small Antique Ivory Workbox Thread Barrel * Circa 1820
This slim antique cotton or thread barrel has a beautiful old patina and grain pattern. It is hand carved with smooth sides and turned bands. The top unscrews from the barrel and inside is a little spool which was to be wrapped with thread. There's a hole in the side to feed the thread through and the knob on top winds in the thread. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or other damage. It would have graced an English workbox of the early 19th century. It measures 1 3/8" high by 5/8" in diameter. Some are shown on p. 44 of Nerylla Taunton's Antique Needlework Tools and she also shows the style of workbox it would have been p...

$45.00



Displaying 31 to 36 (of 71 new products) Result Pages: [<< Prev]  ... 6  7  8  9  10 ...  [Next >>] 
Banner2

Banner3

Information