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Rare Antique Carved Ivory Dog Needle Case * C1800

Rare Antique Carved Ivory Dog Needle Case * C1800
$450.00
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Antique Tortoise Shell Scissors Case / Steel Scissors * C1800

Antique Tortoise Shell Scissors Case / Steel Scissors * C1800
This rare French scissors case is covered with real blond tortoise shell veneer with solid silver mounts (tests about 800/1000 pure). Inside is an early pair of steel scissors. The case measures 5" long and has the original velvet lining. There are two small chips in the tortoise on one side, but it's in otherwise excellent condition. The latch and closing mechanism are intact but it doesn't click closed. The silver hinge is original and strong. The scissors are 3" long and in great condition with no rust or damage. They have tight blades, intact points and cut very well. They also date to c. 1800. The postage shown includes Registered s...

$550.00




Antique Ivory Thimble / Pin Poppet * C1800

Antique Ivory Thimble / Pin Poppet * C1800
This wonderful little pin holder is carved of real ivory and is topped by an ivory thimble. Inside is a silk cushion where the pins were stuck and it looks to be original. The pins would be covered by the top and this way it could be dropped into a workbag and not snag other items. It has some early hand made steel pins. The tall thimble is tiny, about an American child's size 1 (11.3 mm diameter opening). The thimble and base have some hairline age cracks but are intact and in otherwise nice condition with no chips or loss. The thimble screws perfectly onto the base and is definitely original. It measures 1 1/2" high and was bought in E...

$150.00




Antique Carved Ivory Madras Work Needle Case / Perpetual Calenda

Antique Carved Ivory Madras Work Needle Case / Perpetual Calenda
This antique ivory needle case is engraved with patterns of Madras work dots and circles around the sides. It's a form of scrimshaw work where black lacquer is flowed into the engraved designs. It is carved of ivory and has a lovely mellow patina and grain pattern. At the bottom is a built in perpetual calendar. The bottom unscrews, allowing you to turn the day of the week band to match up with the days on the calendar above. The top edge has a fine hairline crack but the condition is otherwise excellent. The lacquer designs are unusually intact. It measures 3 1/2" long and everything screws together perfectly. It's English and dates to...

$245.00




Rare Antique Carved Ivory Dog Needle Case * C1800

Rare Antique Carved Ivory Dog Needle Case * C1800
This charming and rare antique needle case is carved of real ivory and is in the form of a little dog. The quality of the carving is excellent, as are the ivory grain and patina. There is a short crack at the back of the neck and the bottom of one back foot has a chip. I almost missed that as it's worn smooth over the years. The condition is otherwise nice and it measures 2 1/2" long....

$450.00




Antique Carved Ivory Madras Work Netting / Winding Clamp * C1820

Antique Carved Ivory Madras Work Netting / Winding Clamp * C1820
This gorgeous antique clamp is carved of real ivory and has a beautiful old patina and grain pattern. It is engraved with patterns of Madras work dots and circles around the sides. This is a form of scrimshaw work where black lacquer is flowed into the engraved designs. It is beautifully and delicately turned and almost every surface has been decorated. It has a turned netting knob and a free spinning spool. The back has a silk pincushion that looks to be original and is intact. The finial above the spool unscrews so the spool can be removed. The condition is excellent with no chips or loss. The clamp screw holds tightly along the entire...

$295.00




Antique Ivory & Silver Tambour Crochet Hook * C1820

Antique Ivory & Silver 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 sterling silver collar and thumb screw (tested) and the top unscrews to reveal a storage compartment for holding the hooks (It has 3 small steel hooks). The condition is excellent with no chips or other damage. It screws together well in all directions and measures 5" long closed. The thumb screw tightens properly to hold the hook....

$140.00



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