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Antique Carved Ivory Workbox Thread Barrel * C1800

Antique Carved Ivory Workbox Thread Barrel * C1800
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Antique Carved Ivory Workbox Thread Barrel * C1800

Antique Carved Ivory Workbox Thread Barrel * C1800
This antique cotton or thread barrel is carved of real ivory with smooth sides and turned bands. The top unscrews from the barrel and inside is a spindle to be wrapped with thread. There's a hole in the side to feed the thread through. Aside from a short hairline crack at the bottom edge, the condition is excellent with no chips or loss and everything screws together perfectly. The patina and ivory grain are nice and it's all original. It would have graced an English workbox of the late 18th or early 19th century. It measures 1 3/4" high by 1" in diameter. One is shown on p. 85 of Nerylla Taunton's "Antique Needlework Tools and Embroider...

$65.00




Antique English Sheathed Ivory Stiletto / Awl * C1820

Antique English Sheathed Ivory Stiletto / Awl * C1820
This style of stiletto was very popular in the early 19th century when delicate silk bags were used to store needlework projects and tools. The handle also serves as a sheath to protect the point. It unscrews, reverses, and then screws back into the handle for use. The ivory has turned carving and everything screws together perfectly. Aside from a U shaped surface hairline crack, it's in excellent condition with no chips, loss or other damage. It measures 2 1/8" long closed and 2 5/8" open and was bought in England. It has a very nice ivory grain pattern....

$80.00




Antique Carved Ivory C Style Winding Clamp * C1820

Antique Carved Ivory C Style Winding Clamp * C1820
This antique C shaped clamp is hand carved of ivory and has a lovely old patina and grain pattern. It has been engraved with very fine turned designs on the C. The spool on top spins freely and removes when the finial on top is unscrewed. Aside from some surface chips on the outer rims on the C, the condition is excellent with no cracks or other damage. It measures about 5" tall (with the screw half way in as shown)....

$100.00




Antique Carved Ivory C Style Pincushion Clamp * C1820

Antique Carved Ivory C Style Pincushion Clamp * C1820
This beautiful antique clamp is hand carved of real ivory and has a lovely old patina and grain pattern. It's English and dates to the early 19th century. The sides are in a C form and the screw has a fat turned knob. The top has a red velvet pincushion. Other than a repaired crack at the base of the pincushion, the condition is excellent with no chips or other damage. The cushion is intact and the screw screws down tightly and holds for the entire length. It measures 4 1/2" tall (with the screw half way in as shown) and the 'C' is 2 1/4" wide. This clamp is shown in plate 75 of Sylvia Groves' book "The History of Needlework Tool And A...

$145.00




Antique Carved Ivory Flower Vinaigrette * Circa 1830

Antique Carved Ivory Flower Vinaigrette * Circa 1830
This antique vinaigrette is carved of ivory with a beautifully carved flower design on the top. The top unscrews as does the inside pierced partition. A piece of cotton or sponge saturated with perfume would have been placed under the pierced grate. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or other damage and it is of extremely high quality. It has lovely old patina and ivory grain pattern. Everything screws together well and it measures almost 1 1/4" in diameter. This would clean up beautifully, but I liked the look of the dirt in the recesses....

$125.00




Antique Carved Ivory Tape Measure * Circa 1830

Antique Carved Ivory Tape Measure * Circa 1830
This early antique tape measure is carved of ivory and has a nice old patina. The silk tape is unmarked and the top turns to rewind the tape. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or other damage and the natural ivory grain is lovely. It measures 1 1/8" high and the top is 1" in diameter....

$95.00



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