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Small Tortoiseshell Necessaire.


Small Tortoiseshell Necessaire.

Tortoiseshell violin shaped necessaire / etui with push button clasp. The interior is lined in a rich burgundy velvet and houses various gold sewing tools.


“ Items from an extensive collection built up over the last 30 years by a serious collector of interesting and important boxes and other unusual sewing tools. This represents a lifelong interest in the subject, and includes many interesting pieces.”

Quotes from the lovely passionate collector.

Each item were all purchased because they spoke to me - an instant buzz - a connection somehow with the box - and then the joy of finding the small contents which bring the boxes back to life - I have loved and cherished each and every one.

Shipping Cost:
United Kingdom £25
Europe £45
US £65
Rest of World £85

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Material Tortoiseshell, Gold, Velvet
Age C. 1815
Dimensions Width 5.75 in  (14.60 cm)   Depth 2.50 in  (6.35 cm)  
Height 1.50 in  (3.81 cm)