Shopping Cart:  0 items

Banner1



Categories
What's New?
Ornate Antique Carved Ivory Needle Case * C1820

Ornate Antique Carved Ivory Needle Case * C1820
$210.00
New Products
Displaying 7 to 12 (of 42 new products) Result Pages: [<< Prev]   1  2  3  4  5 ...  [Next >>] 

Ornate Antique Carved Ivory Needle Case * C1820

Ornate Antique Carved Ivory Needle Case * C1820
This gorgeous needle case is deeply carved of real ivory with a variety of flower and tulip like designs. The condition is excellent and it screws together perfectly. It has a lovely old patina and ivory grain pattern and measures 4" long. It was made in India for English export in the early 19th century. Similar ones are shown on p. 88 of Nerylla Taunton's book "Antique Needlework Tools and Embroideries"....

$210.00




Antique Carved Ivory Needle Case * C1820

Antique Carved Ivory Needle Case * C1820
This elegant needle case is carved of real ivory in a smooth, simple form. Bands have been carved around the body and filled with black lacquer in a Scrimshaw like technique. The ivory grain and patina are beautiful. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or other damage. It screws together securely and measures 2 3/8" long....

$60.00




Antique Ivory & Mother of Pearl Needle Case * C1820

Antique Ivory & Mother of Pearl Needle Case * C1820
This elegant needle case is carved of real ivory in a smooth, turned form. The ivory grain and patina are beautiful. The top is set with an engraved disc of mother of pearl. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or other damage. It screws together securely and measures 2 3/8" long....

$120.00




Antique Ivory Figural Lady's Leg Pen Knife * C1870

Antique Ivory Figural Lady's Leg Pen Knife * C1870
This little piece is a gem. It's a folding pen knife carved in the form of a lady's leg with carved details for her toes. A knife like this is shown on p. 29 of the Shire book "Penknives and Other Folding Knives" by Simon Moore. He says that it was said to be modeled on Lady Ilchester's leg and dates to c. 1870. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or other damage. The little blade is sharp and closes nicely with a snap. It is stamped "William Newbould Celebrated" on one side and "Plenty" with a sythe on the other. It measures a petite 2 1/2" long closed and 3 3/4" open....

$0.00




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. It's in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or other damage. It measures 2 1/4" closed and 3 5/8" open and was bought in England. It has a very nice ivory grain pattern....

$80.00




2 Antique Carved Ivory Glove Stretchers * English * C1850

2 Antique Carved Ivory Glove Stretchers * English * C1850
Both of these elegant glove stretchers are carved of solid ivory. They are in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or other damage. They measure 7" and 8 7/8" long and the springs work perfectly. These were used to stretch out the fingers of a lady's kid gloves after washing....

$55.00



Displaying 7 to 12 (of 42 new products) Result Pages: [<< Prev]   1  2  3  4  5 ...  [Next >>] 
Banner2

Banner3

Information