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Classic Antique Carved Ivory Tambour Crochet Hook * C1820

Classic Antique Carved Ivory Tambour Crochet Hook * C1820
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Antique Carved Ivory Pin Cushion / Disc * Circa 1820

Antique Carved Ivory Pin Cushion / Disc * Circa 1820
This antique carved ivory piece is a pin cushion in disc form. This allowed the pins to be pushed flush into the sides so it wouldn't snag other items in the work bag. The cushion around the sides is silk and is stuck with some old hand made steel pins. Both sides are carved with concentric circles and black scrimshaw style inking accentuates the center and border. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or other damage. The silk cushion is intact and original. It measures 1 1/8" in diameter and has a silk wrist loop on top. The ivory grain pattern and patina are lovely....

$115.00




Rare Antique Silver Corset Vesta or Match Safe * Circa 1890

Rare Antique Silver Corset Vesta or Match Safe * Circa 1890
This antique silver plated vesta is in the form of a lady's corset, a bit risqué for the time. The top is hinged and it opens and snaps closes solidly. The striker is at the bottom. The condition is excellent with no dents or other damage and measures 1 5/8" high by 1 3/8" wide. The silver plating is rubbed at the hinge and it looks like it was plated over copper or brass. The side has a ring so it could be attached to a chatelaine or watch chain. The top has faint engraving "L. Turner" but it was hard to photograph. It was bought in England. One like this is shown on p. 90 of Eugene & Christine Sanders' book Pocket Matchsafes and they ...

$195.00




Antique Pinchbeck Scissors Case w/ Child's Scissors * C1750

Antique Pinchbeck Scissors Case w/ Child's Scissors * C1750
This rare little case is shaped like the scissors it was made to hold. It is made of Pinchbeck or gilded brass and has a ring to attach it to a chatelaine or chain. Both sides have embossed scrolling designs surrounding the bust of a Renaissance lady. Inside is a tiny pair of steel scissors (2 3/8" long). They are in nice condition with no rust and they cut well. These are children's scissors and adult fingers do not fit in the bows. The condition of the case is excellent with no dents or damage and no loss of gilding. It measures 3 1/2" long, not including the ring and it closes securely. A scissors case in this style is shown on a ch...

$595.00




★ Antique Carved Ivory Pin Cushion / Disc * C1850

★ Antique Carved Ivory Pin Cushion / Disc * C1850
This antique carved ivory piece is a pin cushion in disc form. This allowed the pins to be pushed flush into the sides so it wouldn't snag other items in the work bag. This one also has a velvet lined open center on one side so that it could be used as a pin cushion while sitting on a table. The cushion around the sides is dark red silk and is stuck with some old steel pins. The ivory has a small chip in the area surrounding the velvet, but is otherwise perfect. It measures almost 2" in diameter and has a silk ribbon tab at the top. The ivory grain pattern and patina are lovely....

$95.00




★ Antique Carved Ivory Canton Needle Case * C1830

★ Antique Carved Ivory Canton Needle Case * C1830
This ornate needle case is carved with beautiful detail and it has a lovely old patina and grain pattern. It's decorated with Chinese figures and buildings on a ground of foliage. The top is in the form of a sunflower. It was carved in China in the early 19th century for an English workbox. Aside from a tiny chip at the edge of the top, the condition is excellent with no cracks 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"....

$125.00




Antique Carved Ivory Canton Needle Case * C1830

Antique Carved Ivory Canton Needle Case * C1830
This ornate needle case is carved with beautiful detail and it has a lovely old patina and grain pattern. It's decorated with birds, butterflies and a twinging dragon on a ground of clouds. The top and bottom are in the form of sunflowers. It was carved in China in the early 19th century for an English workbox. Aside fron a couple of tiny and very fine age cracks in the ivory, the condition is excellent with no chips or loss and it screws together perfectly. It measures 3 3/4" long. This style of needlecase is shown on p. 84 of Nerylla Taunton's book Antique Needlework Tools....

$145.00



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