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Vintage Carved Ivory Thimble by John von Hoelle * Set With Jade & Coral

Vintage Carved Ivory Thimble by John von Hoelle * Set With Jade & Coral
$225.00
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Antique Carved Ivory Workbox Thread Barrel * C1800

Antique Carved Ivory Workbox Thread Barrel * C1800
This antique cotton or thread barrel is carved of real ivory with smooth sides and turned bands. The top unscrews from the barrel and inside is a spindle to be wrapped with thread. There's a hole in the side to feed the thread through. Aside from a short hairline crack at the bottom edge, the condition is excellent with no chips or loss and everything screws together perfectly. The patina and ivory grain are nice and it's all original. It would have graced an English workbox of the late 18th or early 19th century. It measures 1 3/4" high by 1" in diameter. One is shown on p. 85 of Nerylla Taunton's "Antique Needlework Tools and Embroider...

$55.00




Antique English Sheathed Ivory Stiletto / Awl * C1820

Antique English Sheathed Ivory Stiletto / Awl * C1820
This style of stiletto was very popular in the early 19th century when delicate silk bags were used to store needlework projects and tools. The handle also serves as a sheath to protect the point. It unscrews, reverses, and then screws back into the handle for use. The ivory has turned carving and everything screws together perfectly. Aside from a U shaped surface hairline crack, it's in excellent condition with no chips, loss or other damage. It measures 2 1/8" long closed and 2 5/8" open and was bought in England. It has a very nice ivory grain pattern....

$65.00




Outstanding Antique Cased 18 Kt Gold French Sewing Set * C1780

Outstanding Antique Cased 18 Kt Gold French Sewing Set * C1780
The elegant solid gold tools in this lovely French etui or necessaire are nestled into the fitted velvet interior of the gold tooled leather case. The tools include a needle case, bodkin, thimble and scissors. This set has a fascinating collection of 18 Kt French gold hallmarks. All of the pieces are 18 caret gold (tested and guaranteed). They weigh 30.7 grams. They all fit perfectly in the case but rage in date from 1780-1840. I think someone had the case made to fit their pieces, some perhaps from older family members. That was done quite often. The tall thimble is in excellent condition, in round with no holes or repairs. It's about ...

$1,850.00




Antique Gilded Sterling Silver Filigree & Turquoises Aide Memoir

Antique Gilded Sterling Silver Filigree & Turquoises Aide Memoir
This gorgeous piece is the most amazing and highest quality piece of silver filigree work I've every seen. It is solid sterling silver (tested) that has been gilded and handmade of delicate filigree. The front is set with turquoises and a pearl. It's English and dates to the late 18th or early 19th century. The catch at the bottom flips up and allows the notebook to swivel open. The pages are carved of ivory and there are 15 of them, all perfect and with lovely ivory grain patterns. A filigree channel at the side holds a wooden pencil with a turquoise and ruby set top. It has never been sharpened or used. The latch works well and closes it ...

$1,200.00




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 which is wrapped with silk 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 been part of an English workbox of the early 19th century. It measures 1 5/8" high by slightly over 1" in diameter. Some are shown on p. 44 of Nerylla Taunton's "Antique Needlework Tools and Embroideries" and she also sh...

$70.00




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"....

$95.00



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