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Antique Carved Ivory C Style Pincushion Clamp * C1820

Antique Carved Ivory C Style Pincushion Clamp * C1820
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Antique Carved Ivory Workbox Thread Barrel * C1800-20

Antique Carved Ivory Workbox Thread Barrel * C1800-20
This elegant antique cotton or thread barrel is carved of ivory and has a beautiful old patina and grain pattern. It has smooth sides and turned bands. The top unscrews from the barrel and inside is a little spool/ spindle which was to be wrapped with thread. There's a hole in the side to feed the thread through and the knob on top winds in the thread. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or other damage. It would have graced an English workbox of the early 19th century. It measures 1 5/8" high by almost 1" in diameter. Some are shown on p. 44 of Nerylla Taunton's "Antique Needlework Tools and Embroideries" and she also sho...

$80.00




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




Antique Carved Ivory Canton Needle Case * Circa 1830

Antique Carved Ivory Canton Needle Case * Circa 1830
This ornate needle case is carved of ivory with beautiful detail and it has a lovely old patina and grain pattern. It's decorated with birds and butterflies on a cloud background. The top is in the form of a sunflower. It was carved in China in the early 19th century for an English workbox. The condition is excellent with no chips or other damage and it screws together perfectly. It measures 2 5/8" long. This style of needle case is shown on p. 84 of Nerylla Taunton's book "Antique Needlework Tools and Embroideries"....

$95.00




Antique Figural Ivory Fretwork Urn Pin Cushion * C1800

Antique Figural Ivory Fretwork Urn Pin Cushion * C1800
This lacy disc style pin cushion is carved of ivory in the form of a little vase or urn on a pedestal. Both sides have a pierced design and it has a lovely old patina and ivory grain pattern. A silk ribbon forms the cushion around the sides and it is intact and original. It dates to the early 19th century and measures 1 1/2" wide by 1 1/2" high. Some pincushions in this style are shown on p. 143 of Gay Ann Rogers' book "The Illustrated History of Needlework Tools"....

$150.00




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....

$110.00




Nicely Carved Leaf Design Antique Ivory Stiletto * C1850

Nicely Carved Leaf Design Antique Ivory Stiletto * C1850
This charming stiletto is carved from a solid piece of real ivory with leaf like designs and beaded borders. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or other damage. It was bought in England and is very substantial, measuring 3 3/8" long. It has a lovely old patina and ivory grain....

$95.00



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