SOLD! for $464.00.
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- High Estimate: $350.00
- Realized: $464.00
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1ST ITEM: Scottish Tartanware dome shaped thread or thimble holder with ivory finial, marked in gold lettering "Forty Second," some losses to paper, 3"H. 2ND ITEM: Mauchlineware pincushion disc with scene of Mountain House, Catskill Mountain New York. 2" diameter. 3RD ITEM: Mauchlineware needlebook with scene of St. Walter Scott's monument, Edinburgh (tears to spine). 3-1/2" x 1-3/4". 4TH ITEM: Miniature sewing box with mirrored top and sides painted in a geometric and star decoration, opens to reveal a lithographed hunting scene on interior lid and an accordion style tartan needleholder. 1-1/4"H. 5TH ITEM: Mauchline fernware spool holder with ivory thread holes. 3" diameter. 6TH ITEM: Lithographed tartan etui. Tears to corner, wear, retains some contents. 3"H. 7TH ITEM: Leatherbound octagonal etui, velvet lined and fitted for tools and thimble (contents missing). 4"H. 8TH ITEM: Papier mache footed bowl with Merrick advertising and American flag, 3" diam. 9TH ITEM: Wooden paper mache decorated pincushion, 1-1/2" diam. 10TH ITEM: Inlaid (Tunbridgeware?) miniature bobbin or darner, 1-1/2"L. 11TH ITEM: Leather scissors case, fitted with four graduated pairs of scissors. Wear to exterior. Case length 6-1/2"L. 12TH ITEM: Black leather chatelaine eyeglass holder with enameled clasp, 10" L overall. 13TH ITEM: Blue silk velvet scissors case (empty), 6"L. 14TH ITEM: Iron sewing bird clamp, 7"H. 15TH ITEM: Iron pinking clamp, 7"H. 16TH ITEM: Leather Art Nouveau sewing etui (empty). 6"W. All items late 19th to early 20th c. Provenance: estate of Isabel Pesek, Ames, Iowa. Condition: All items with expected wear and/or oxidation but in good condition overall except where noted in description.