Superb Victorian Tatting Shuttle Sewing Tool Japanese Maki-e Gold Lacquer Bird
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Superb Victorian Tatting Shuttle Sewing Tool Japanese Maki-e Gold Lacquer Bird:
This is for alovely old antique Victorian tatting shuttle decorated with fabulously intricate Japanese Maki-Elacquer work on the front. A tatting shuttle for those who dont know was a little tool used for making lace.The decoration shows a bird in branches and it is very nicely done and in immaculate condition. It dates to the late 1800s and is made from natural materials and all decorated by hand using the traditional Japanese method, it would have been made in Japan specifically for the European market at that time. As stated it is in absolute A1 excellent condition with no damage to it anywhere. It measures 74mm long and is 15mm deep. Please check out all the other antique smoking and writing implements,scientific and optical instruments, art deco and art nouveau items and all the other vintage ladies and gentlemans accessories i am selling this week, i will always combine shipping to save postage costs
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