Antique Decorative Arts by Gideon Antiques

Victorian Ivory Page Turner, Ca 1870

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Organics: Ivory: Pre 1900: Item # 840614

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Unusually large 19th Century ivory page turner, smooth blade with a large tapered grip handle. The Victorians used page turners to protect the pages of valuable books from damage; they were also used to protect the hands from newsprint. Measurement: length: 18 3/4 inches. Condition: 1/2 inch crack at tip end of handle. This item cannot be shipped out of the country.