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Miniature Tortoiseshell Sewing Box

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Category
Reference
500358 - AAE
Height
4 cm (1 1/2")
Width
8 cm (3 1/4")
Depth
5 cm (2")
Antique miniature tortoiseshell sewing box standing on turned bone feet, containing several needle & pin packs. The delicate tortoiseshell exterior lid is transparent, made from a single piece of turtle shell with no backing. The front has a push button clasp which secures the lid.

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Height
4 cm (1 1/2")
Width
8 cm (3 1/4")
Depth
5 cm (2")
Period
Victorian
Year
Circa 1850
Medium
Tortoiseshell, Bone
Country
United Kingdom
Provenance
Items from an extensive collection built up over the last 30 years by a serious collector of interesting and important boxes and other unusual sewing tools. This represents a lifelong interest in the subject, and includes many interesting pieces.
Exhibitions
BADA, LAPADA, ANTIQUES FOR EVERYONE, BLENHIEM PALACE CADA