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Needle case

Object Number: 
INV.9803ab
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Mother of pearl, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 1 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 9.2 x 3.8 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 

Mother of pearl needle case in two parts, cylindrical with a pointed base. Top is turned with a fan or screen shaped finial decorated with carefully carved organic detailing and a painted floral motif. A brass ring marks the divide there the top portions slides over the collar of the base.

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group