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Nicely Carved Leaf Design Antique Ivory Stiletto * C1850

Nicely Carved Leaf Design Antique Ivory Stiletto * C1850
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Antique French Ivory Cased Gilded Silver Sewing Etui * C1860

Antique French Ivory Cased Gilded Silver Sewing Etui * C1860
This beautifully shaped French case is carved from a solid piece of real ivory with precise spaces for each tool. The tools include a pair of scissors, stiletto, needle case, bodkin and a thimble. The tools are all gilded silver and have the French boar's head hallmarks for 800/1000 pure silver made in Paris. They have delicate engraved scrolling designs. The scissors have tight blades, sharp points and cut very well. They are 3 1/2" long. The thimble is in excellent condition, crisp and in round with no holes or other damage and is about an American size 6-7 (14.2 mm diameter opening). The needle case is the only piece that has a readab...

$700.00




Antique Figural Ivory Fretwork Urn Pin Cushion * C1800

Antique Figural Ivory Fretwork Urn Pin Cushion * C1800
This lacy disc style pin cushion is carved of ivory in the form of a little vase or urn on a pedestal. Both sides have a pierced design and it has a lovely old patina and ivory grain pattern. A silk ribbon forms the cushion around the sides and it is intact and original. It dates to the early 19th century and measures 1 1/2" wide by 1 1/2" high. Some pincushions in this style are shown on p. 143 of Gay Ann Rogers' book "The Illustrated History of Needlework Tools"....

$150.00




Antique Carved Ivory Sewing Kit & Sterling Thimble * C1840

Antique Carved Ivory Sewing Kit & Sterling Thimble * C1840
This little antique piece is smoothly carved of ivory in the form of an egg or apple? Inside is a sterling silver (tested) thimble, a packet of needles and a little wrapped bit of sewing thread. It is in excellent condition with no chips or cracks and it closes with a sterling silver latch (also tested). The hinge is also sterling and is strong and original. It measures 1 5/8" high and 1 3/8" in diameter. The English sterling thimble has a hand engraved rim and band and is also in great condition with no holes, dents or other damage. It is about an American child's size 5 (13.4 mm diameter opening). The needles are by W. Avery & Son....

$295.00




Antique Carved Ivory Egg With Ivory Child's Thimble * C1840

Antique Carved Ivory Egg With Ivory Child's Thimble * C1840
This little antique egg is smoothly carved of real ivory as is the thimble inside. It unscrews in the middle and screws securely closed, but you have to fiddle a bit to get the threads lined up properly. It's excellent condition with no cracks or loss and it measures almost 1 3/8" long and 7/8" in diameter. The thimble is in great condition with no damage. It is about an American child's size 4-5 (12.7 mm diameter opening). The patina and ivory grain on both pieces is lovely....

$120.00




Antique Dieppe Carved Ivory Pea Pod Needle Case * C1820

Antique Dieppe Carved Ivory Pea Pod Needle Case * C1820
This pea pod needlecase is hand carved of ivory and is a nice example of this classic design. It is very tactile and realistic. There are some very minor nicks at the opening edge but the condition is otherwise excellent without any cracks or other damage. It measures 3 3/4" long and the grain and patina are lovely. They were known to be carved in Dieppe, France. A needlecase of this style is shown on p. 80 of Nerylla Taunton's book "Antique Needlework Tools and Embroideries"....

$150.00




Antique Carved Ivory Stiletto/Awl * Circa 1820

Antique Carved Ivory Stiletto/Awl * Circa 1820
This antique ivory stiletto or awl has a nicely turned top with decorative red lines. It's in excellent condition with no chips or loss and it measures 3" long. It has a nice old patina and ivory grain and was bought in England....

$50.00



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