Needle case

Object Number: 
INV.9773ab
Date: 
1790-1840
Medium: 
Ivory, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 1/2 in. ( 9.8 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
painted: around case, in floral row of design: "(illeg. foreign inscription)"
Description: 
Cylindrical Ivory case in two threaded parts. Two ribbons of decoration decend in a spiral from the top, one band is decorative carved open work the other painted and edged with metalic gold paint. On the top the painted band is a floral decoration, below on the base it has been perseronalised with a hand writen inscription.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group