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Ornate Antique Ivory Tambour / Crochet Hook * C1820

Ornate Antique Ivory Tambour / Crochet Hook * C1820
$165.00
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Antique Carved Ivory C Style Winding Clamp * C1820

Antique Carved Ivory C Style Winding Clamp * C1820
This antique C shaped clamp is hand carved of ivory and has a lovely old patina and grain pattern. It has been engraved with very fine turned designs on the C. The spool on top spins freely and removes when the finial on top is unscrewed. Aside from some surface chips on the outer rims on the C, the condition is excellent with no cracks or other damage. It measures about 5" tall (with the screw half way in as shown)....

$100.00




Antique Carved Ivory C Style Pincushion Clamp * C1820

Antique Carved Ivory C Style Pincushion Clamp * C1820
This beautiful antique clamp is hand carved of real ivory and has a lovely old patina and grain pattern. It's English and dates to the early 19th century. The sides are in a C form and the screw has a fat turned knob. The top has a red velvet pincushion. Other than a repaired crack at the base of the pincushion, the condition is excellent with no chips or other damage. The cushion is intact and the screw screws down tightly and holds for the entire length. It measures 4 1/2" tall (with the screw half way in as shown) and the 'C' is 2 1/4" wide. This clamp is shown in plate 75 of Sylvia Groves' book "The History of Needlework Tool And A...

$145.00




Antique Carved Ivory Canton Pin Cushion Clamp * C1820

Antique Carved Ivory Canton Pin Cushion Clamp * C1820
This little antique clamp is made of ivory and deeply hand carved with Canton style floral and landscape designs. The original rose silk pincushion sits on the top. The silk is deteriorating but the cushion below is intact & sturdy. This style of clamp was made in China for English export in the early 19th century. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or other damage and the screw holds securely. It measures about 3" tall with the screw half way in as shown. Similar clamps are shown on p. 84 of Nerylla Taunton's book "Antique Needlework Tools and Embroideries"....

$90.00




Antique Ivory Toothpick Case with Turquoises & Gold Piqué * C18

Antique Ivory Toothpick Case with Turquoises & Gold Piqué * C18
This very high quality little English toothpick box is carved from real ivory. The top has designs created with very fine gold piqué work and is set with four cabochon turquoises. The push button, hinge and cartouche all test solid 9 Ct gold and I imagine the piqué work is as well. Inside the top is a braid bordered mirror and the bottom is lined with velvet. Everything looks to be original. The condition is excellent with no chips or cracks and it snaps closed properly. The hinge plates on the back have been covered with ivory panels, but that was done when it was made. It measures 2 1/4" x 7/8" and has wonderful ivory grain and pat...

$380.00




Antique Gold Inlaid Tortoise Shell Folding Knife * Circa 1780

Antique Gold Inlaid Tortoise Shell Folding Knife * Circa 1780
The blade of this very rare and early tortoise shell fruit knife is solid silver (tests 800/1000 pure). The sides are inlaid with incredibly fine gold wire. The buttons at each rivet test solid 18 Kt gold and I'm sure the inlay is as well. The carved tortoise shell scales have lovely patina and are in excellent condition with no damage save for couple of tiny edge insect nibbles. The blade is intact and also in great condition with no bends or nicks. It closes well and dates from the middle to the late 18th century. It measures 2 7/8" closed and 5 3/8" open and is French....

$495.00




Antique Carved Ivory Needle Book * English *Circa 1830

Antique Carved Ivory Needle Book * English *Circa 1830
This antique needle book is carved of ivory with a ribbed pattern on the front and a smooth back. It has a lovely old patina and natural ivory grain pattern. It's lined with the original rose silk and has a pocket to hold a packet of needles. There are also two silk bordered wool pages that are stuck with incredibly fine and tiny needles. A little ivory stiletto pushed into the silk loops at the outer edge holds the book closed. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or other damage. It dates to the early/mid 19th century and measures 1 3/4" by 1 1/4"....

$125.00



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