SOLD! for $696.00.
(Note: Prices realized include a buyer's premium.)
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- High Estimate: $400.00
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A collection of sewing related items, most silver. Includes a leather cased and velvet lined etui, containing a needlecase in the form of a Queen, a pair of scissors with decorative handles and gilded blades (repairs to handles), thimble, and blue-tinted mother of pearl hook (possibly not original). Box is worn with broken hinge. No markings. Probably Continental, 19th century. Together with 3 thimble cases with repousse designs, all marked sterling or 925; 1 unmarked silver pincushion in the shape of a shoe; 1 unmarked threader with raised lettering "Pensez a Moi"; 22 silver and gold plated thimbles with various markings and designs (one has enamelled windmill design), all in a round homemade folk art sewing box with silk, lace and rosette coverings, and 3 darning eggs with sterling handles, late 19th century to early 20th century. Provenance: estate of Isabel Pesek, Ames, Iowa. Condition: All items in good condition with some tarnish unless otherwise noted in item description.