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Lot 142: 4 PC VICTORIAN SEWING CARVED BONE & VEGETABLE IVORY
23 October 2016
Mr. Pleasant, SC, USALive Auction
Description: Four Antique Carved Bone and Vegetable Ivory Sewing Items. 1- Carved and Pieced delicate pair of antique Victorian carved bone paper scissors. They work quite well on paper but will not cut fabric. The upper parts of the blades feature carved peacocks, the eye rings are teardrop shaped. They measure approx. 4.25". 2- Carved Vegetable Ivory Thimble / Needle Case, 2.25" long. 3- Carved and Pierced Egg Shaped Vegetable Ivory Thimble / Thread Spool Needle Case 2" long. 4- Small Carved and Pierced Vegetable Ivory Tear Drop Shaped Case, 1.25" long. Fabulous additions to any 19th Century Victorian sewing collection, these are wonderful display pieces. Weight on all 3 oz. PROVENANCE: A Private Charleston SC Estate.
Condition Report: good