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Lot 94: Four Ivory, Wood and Brass Objects


Estimate: $1,000 – $1,500
Price Realized: $826

Carved bone/ivory needle used in weaving (possibly for taping chair seats), 3″ l; Maple and ivory, finely turned handle, and rectangular bone/ivory spreader, tagged “For spreading paste, glue, etc. #380, (NF, N.L.”, 3″ l; Small wooden sieve, symmetrically nailed small copper tacks, very fine woven silk mesh, “482, For sifting herbs”; Circular brass measure, probably for cloth, turned walnut handle, marked “Albany, 1856″, used but not made by Shakers, 7 1/4” l; (Bissland collection).

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Ivory carved needle, spreader for paste, sm sieve, brass measure