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    Sale 5410

    The Sunday Sale

    20 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 135

    AN IVORY SEWING COMPANION

    PROBABLY DUTCH, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    AN IVORY SEWING COMPANION
    PROBABLY DUTCH, CIRCA 1900
    Fitted with engraved silver-gilt and steel tools, a thimble and a needle case
    4 in. (10 cm.) wide
    And a tortosishell and gilt-metal mounted companion with a white-metal pierced and engraved plaque to cover, the interior fitted with engraved silver-gilt tools and a thimble


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