Shopping Cart:  0 items

Banner1



Categories
What's New?
Antique Carved Ivory Pin Cushion / Disc * C1820

Antique Carved Ivory Pin Cushion / Disc * C1820
$115.00
New Products
Displaying 7 to 12 (of 108 new products) Result Pages: [<< Prev]   1  2  3  4  5 ...  [Next >>] 

Classic Antique Carved Ivory Tambour Crochet Hook * C1820

Classic Antique Carved Ivory Tambour Crochet Hook * C1820
This antique tambour hook is hand turned and carved and has a beautiful old patina and ivory grain pattern. It has a brass collar & steel thumb screw and the top unscrews to reveal a storage compartment for holding the hooks (There are 2 small steel hooks). The condition is excellent with no chips or other damage. Everything screws together securely and the thumb screw tightens properly to hold the hook. It measures 4 7/8" long when closed. A similar ivory tambour hook is shown on p. 74 of Nerylla Taunton's book "Antique Needlework Tools and Embroideries"....

$135.00




Classic Antique Carved Ivory Tambour Crochet Hook * C1820

Classic Antique Carved Ivory Tambour Crochet Hook * C1820
This antique tambour hook is hand turned and carved and has a beautiful old patina and ivory grain pattern. It has a brass collar & steel thumb screw and the top unscrews to reveal a storage compartment for holding the hooks (There are 2 small steel hooks). The condition is excellent with no chips or other damage. Everything screws together securely and the thumb screw tightens properly to hold the hook. It measures 5 1/8" long when closed. A similar ivory tambour hook is shown on p. 74 of Nerylla Taunton's book "Antique Needlework Tools and Embroideries"....

$145.00




2 Antique Carved Ivory Crochet Hooks * C1870

2 Antique Carved Ivory Crochet Hooks * C1870
Both of these pretty little crochet hooks are carved of real ivory. The top of one is figural with a hand holding a cobra with a monkey on top of its head. Amazing detail for such a small space. The other has turned and diagonal designs, again very delicately done. The condition of both is excellent with no chips, cracks or other damage and they were purchased in England. They measure 4" and 3 5/8" long and have nice ivory grain and intact hooks....

$140.00




Antique Carved Tortoise Shell Box with Sterling Silver Thimble *

Antique Carved Tortoise Shell Box with Sterling Silver Thimble *
This little antique box is made of wood veneered with real tortoise shell. The interior edges are lined with ivory and it has the original red velvet linings. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or loss of tortoise or ivory. Inside is a sterling silver (tested) English cable thimble*. This is also in excellent condition, crisp and in round with no holes, dents or repairs. It is about an American size 7/8 (14.8 mm diameter opening) and has a script monogram engraved on the cartouche (M E S). The box measures 1 1/4" tall x 1 1/8" in diameter. It has a push button opening that works well and the top closes with a click. A torto...

$275.00




Antique Tortoise Shell Needle Box * C1850

Antique Tortoise Shell Needle Box * C1850
This little antique needle box is made of wood covered with beautifully patterned natural tortoiseshell. It's in the form of a knife box, a very popular shape for these holders. The interior edges are veneered with real ivory and it has 6 ivory slots inside to hold needle packets. It's lined with the original red velvet. The top is hinged and it opens and closes perfectly with the push button clasp. Inside are two small packets of needles. The condition of the box is excellent with no damage or loss to the tortoise shell. It measures 1 3/8" wide by 1 3/8" deep and 2 3/8" high. Similar examples are shown on p. 98 of Nerylla Taunton's book...

$265.00




Antique Silver Inlaid Tortoise Shell Knotting Shuttle * C1750-18

Antique Silver Inlaid Tortoise Shell Knotting Shuttle * C1750-18
This wonderful old knotting shuttle was used for making a knotted trim popular with French and English ladies between 1750 and 1800. It's carved from natural tortoise shell and held together with rivets. The post is matching shell. Both sides are inlaid with sterling silver in a floral design with a lacy border. There are a few tiny losses in the silver inlay, but the condition of the tortoise shell is excellent with no chips or other damage. It measures 4 3/8" long by 1 1/8" wide. It glows with patina and the shell has wonderful patterns when held to the light. The postage shown includes Registered shipping for non US addresses and ins...

$455.00



Displaying 7 to 12 (of 108 new products) Result Pages: [<< Prev]   1  2  3  4  5 ...  [Next >>] 
Banner2

Banner3

Information