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Antique Ivory Thimble / Pin Poppet * C1800

Antique Ivory Thimble / Pin Poppet * C1800
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Unusual Antique Carved Ivory Stiletto * C1850

Unusual Antique Carved Ivory Stiletto * C1850
This fat little stiletto is carved of real ivory in a very unusual style. The top is faceted with diamonds, triangles and a square top and the top of the shank has a smoothly turned diagonal design. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or other damage. It measures 3 5/8" long and has a wonderful old patina and pronounced ivory grain. Stilettos had a variety of uses including unpicking stitches and creating eyelet holes in fabric that were then embroidered around in a technique called Broderie Anglais. They were also used to transfer design outlines to fabric, pricking paper patterns along the outlines and then rubbing them wi...

$95.00




Classic Antique Carved Ivory Tambour Crochet Hook * C1820

Classic Antique Carved Ivory 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 steel collar and thumb screw and the top unscrews to reveal a storage compartment for holding extra hooks. It just has the one hook and the screw is frozen so it can't be removed. The condition is otherwise excellent with no chips or other damage to the ivory. The ivory parts screw together well in all directions and measures 4 3/8" long closed....

$95.00




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 designs. The condition is excellent with no chips or other damage 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"....

$165.00




Antique Carved Ivory Canton Needle Case * C11830

Antique Carved Ivory Canton Needle Case  * C11830
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 butterflies and a twinging dragon on a ground of clouds. The top and bottom are in the form of flowers and have ball finials. It was carved in China in the early 19th century for an English workbox. Aside from a few very fine hairline age cracks in the ivory, the condition is excellent with no chips or loss and it screws together perfectly. It measures 3 3/8" long. This style of needlecase is shown on p. 84 of Nerylla Taunton's book Antique Needlework Tools....

$95.00




Tiny Antique Carved Ivory Canton Needle Case * C1830

Tiny Antique Carved Ivory Canton Needle Case * C1830
This little needle case is carved of ivory with beautiful detail and it has a lovely old patina and grain pattern. It's decorated with oriental figures and a house on a background of trees and foliage. 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, cracks or loss and it screws together perfectly. It measures a petite 2 1/8" long and the quality of carving is amazing for a piece this small. This style of needlecase is shown on p. 84 of Nerylla Taunton's book Antique Needlework Tools....

$85.00




Antique Carved Ivory Pin Cushion / Disc * C1840

Antique Carved Ivory Pin Cushion / Disc * C1840
This antique disc style pincushion has been carved of ivory with ornate turned patterns on each side. It has a mauve silk cushion and ribbon bow. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or loss and the cushion is intact. It measures 1 5/8" in diameter and the ivory grain and patina are lovely. This style of pincushion allowed the pins to be stuck flush into the material around the cushion's edges so it could be carried in the silk work bags of the day....

$125.00



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