Figural Etui; Miniature Lantern in Mahogany - Georgian/Regency

NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THE US. This 4 3/4" tall lantern was, in the first quarter of C19th., skillfully carved in mahogany from the solid. Inside is concealed a delicate & delightful set of needleworking tools. These include a petite set of scissors, and a mahogany thread winder. In antique ivory are: a thimble, a needle case, a material piercer,and an ear scraper (to obtain wax for the thread). Contents and containing lantern are all excellent and undamaged. In fact this ancient needleworking accessory is in near museum condition. Price includes world-wide insured air shipping; nothing extra to pay.

Item ID: 4274

$1,250 USD

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