Antique Canton carved netting case

£115.00

An antique Canton carved netting case.

Description

An antique Canton carved netting case with very fine deep carving in ivory. This is 6 1/4″ long and contains a variety of netting tools. Netting was a very popular pastime for ladies in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The carving depicts birds, butterflies, moths and a sinuous dragon among the clouds. Click on the photos for a larger view.

Additional information

Weight 3.00 kg
Dimensions 6.25 in

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