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Item Details

The Silverstein Collection

November 5, 2007 – November 6, 2007

Lot #688
Temp #14154
DepartmentEtuis & Sewing Tools
Sold For $250.00   (hammer price)
 $287.50   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated November 6, 2007

Description

PIERCED CARVED BONE AND MICA SEWING CLAMP 19th Century
Probably Russian. Lift-top pincushion box with pierced carved sides depicting birds, trees, and leaping hare. One of two stiletto holders intact at base. Height 7.

Condition

Wear throughout, especially to pin cushion. Loose on hinge with some slight losses to mica.

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