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19th Century Victorian Mahogany Sewing Box

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Directory: Antiques: Instruments and Implements: Sewing: Pre 1900: item # 1142375

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130C N. Santa Cruz Ave.
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Voice 408-399-9090

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$275.00

19th Century Victorian Mahogany Sewing Box
This is a superb Victorian mahogany sewing box from the late-1800s. It features a rotating pincushion, eight thread spool holders and escutcheons to pull thread, a drawer, a pull out mirror and bone finials. Nicely made with light inlaid wood and bone (ivory?) finials and escutcheons. Sits on four ball feet. Measures about 7 inches wide, 5-1/4 inches deep and 7 inches tall to the top of the pincushion. Very good condition, with a couple of minor repairs, a piece missing from the pedestal holding the pincushion, a partially broken back left finial and a couple of small age cracks in the wood. The mirror silvering is damaged, but what would you expect after more than a century!


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