A pierced ivory needle book c 1830


A superb carved and pierced ivory needle case of book form. It is carved with a bird and foliage within a roundel which is framed by further carving. The raspberry coloured, patterned silk shows through the piercing.

It contains a cloth for needles attached to toning ribbon. c 1830

In excellent condition.

9.5 x 7 cm

( 4 x 3 inches )

Stock no. HW47