For your consideration is a beautiful antique, mother of pearl Sheffield sewing etui from the Victorian era. The lovely antique box is wood base, covered in a black textured leather look material with gilt line trim. The is an uninscribed oval silver metal center piece. The hinged back works well, as does the silver metal closure. Inside lid is padded green silk lined. The inside bottom is lined in gorgeous, matching deep green velvet with velvet loops for the various tools. There is cord trim around the edges. SIt even has a silk thimble holder. The piece is stamped 'WARRANTED SHEFFIELD CUTLERY'. As expected considering its age, there is some very minor wear. It measures approx. 5 5/8" x 3 1/8" x 7/8".
Antique Steel Sewing Scissors. Stamped SHEFFIELD. Measures approx. 4 3/4" long. Cuts paper fine. Good Condition.
Beautiful Antique STERLING SILVER Thimble. Inside is Stamped with the Waite Thresher star hallmark & STERLING 8. Embossed dots & raindrop design.
Very Good Condition with no holes or dents and in the round.
FOUR ANTIQUE MATCHING CARVED FAN SHAPE MOTHER OF PEARL HANDLE TOOLS AS FOLLOWS:
Button Hook Approx. 4"
Perfume Corkscrew Approx. 3 3/4"
Thread Pulling Tweezers Approx. 4"
File Approx. 3 3/4"
All Mother of Pearl Tools are in Very Good Condition. This is such a stunning piece.