Real ostrich egg etui C1818

Real ostrich egg etui C1818

Code: B0396


W: 5cm (2")H: 7cm (2.8")D: 5cm (2")

£1,250.00 Approx $1547.03, €1451.8

Real ostrich egg made to form a sewing etui.  The central metal mounts hinge open to reveal its contents: thimble, stiletto, scissors, red-leather  tooled miniature book dated 1818, bodkin case, pencil, bodkin, ear scoop, thimble holder in the form of a basket, snuff spoon, aide memoire and pin.  The lid has an internal mirror and is lined with the original pink sild.  French C1818.