The original item from Mother of Pearl Treasures is now SOLD.
Rare Design Mother of Pearl Shell Thread Winder Palais Royal c1810
On offer is a very unusual decorative Palais Royal mother of pearl shell thread winder that once came from a boxed sewing set that were sold in the fabulous shops of the arcades of the Palais Royal in Paris c1810-20. It measures 3.5 cm in diameter.
Thread winders show amazing variety in design and are a favourite collectable. This is one of the rarest designs.
This item, plus others on sale are all from the research collection that was used for producing the book “Mother of Pearl Antiques and Collectibles” (Schiffer Publishing) with over 5000 photos including this item
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