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A SMALL TORTOISESHELL SEWING BOX
A SMALL TORTOISESHELL SEWING BOX

EUROPEAN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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A SMALL TORTOISESHELL SEWING BOX European, early 19th Century A tortoise-shell sewing box with shaped canted cover, inlaid with silver lines, the compartment interior containing a silver thimble, an ivory needle-book, two balls of cotton and a miniature glass perfume bottle, the lid lined with a romantic print on silk Een schildpad naaidoosje met divers naaigerei, een romantisch tafereel op zijde in het deksel, het doosje afgewerkt met zilver 8.5 x 6 x 4.5cm. (3.3/8 x 2.3/8 x 1¾in.)

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