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Antique Carved Ivory Heart Shaped Canton Pin Cushion * C1820

Antique Carved Ivory Heart Shaped Canton Pin Cushion * C1820
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Antique Carved Ivory Canton Tatting Shuttle * C1820

Antique Carved Ivory Canton Tatting Shuttle * C1820
This beautiful tatting shuttle is carved of real ivory and has a nice old patina and grain pattern. It was made in China for English export in the early 19th century. It measures 3 1/4" long by 1 1/8" wide and was probably made for a sewing workbox. Both sides are deeply carved with Chinese landscape designs. The condition is excellent with no chips or other damage and the points are intact. A similar example is shown on p. 84 of Nerylla Taunton's book "Antique Needlework Tools and Embroideries"....

$235.00




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




Ornate Carved Ivory Antique Sheathed Stiletto * C1820

Ornate Carved Ivory Antique Sheathed Stiletto * C1820
This ornate stiletto is carved of real ivory with a variety of designs through the center. It reverses to screw into the handle so that the point is protected. It has the original patina and nice ivory grain. The condition of the ivory is excellent with no chips, cracks or other damage. It screws together perfectly in both directions. It measures 3 3/8" long closed and 4 1/4" open. Some ivory pieces with similar carving are are shown on p. 88 of Nerylla Taunton's book "Antique Needlework Tools and Embroideries" and she says they may have been carved in India for English export in the early 19th century....

$155.00




Ornately Carved Ivory Antique Sheathed Stiletto C1820

Ornately Carved Ivory Antique Sheathed Stiletto C1820
This beautiful antique stiletto is carved of real ivory with fluted and leaf designs through the center. The top has a acorn finial and it reverses to screw into the handle so that the point is protected. It has a nice patina and pronounced ivory grain. The condition of the ivory is excellent with no chips or loss and it screws together perfectly in both directions. It measures almost 3" long closed and 3 3/4" open....

$145.00



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