"The Jackfish" Needlecase in Carved Walnut - Victorian

The sleek streamlined shape of the jackfish (a Pike to me in the UK) reminds me of school time holiday hours spent on the local canal bank with a bent pin attached to my line. Lack of success led to me abandoning angling at the age of ten ! In this case the carver has well captured the menace of this predatory fish. It is a well preserved example of the figural novelty sewing tools all the rage towards the end of C19th. Worldwide insured air shipping include in quoted price. Nothing else to pay.

Item ID: A4277

$155 USD

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Richard Jones, Great Dunmow, ESSEX, UK   

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