Needle case

Object Number: 
INV.9856ab
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Mother of pearl, abalone, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 1 1/8 x 3/8 in. ( 10.2 x 2.9 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on reverse of guitar: "A Baden"
Description: 
Mother of pearl needle case in the form of a guitar complete with wire strings and tuning keys, the circular lid to the needle case is the threaded knob at the base of the instrument.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group