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Posted 2 years ago

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kyratango
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You could think it is made from ivory...

High quality carving, turned work and polish in a well chosen bone part give this result!

Only one side shows the unmistakable tiny blood vessels marks for bone material...

When closed, it is 8.5 cm or 3.3/8".
The hook part screw on the handle to get a handy length of 12.5 cm or 4.3/4".

More than 150 years old and still in great condition!

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  1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 2 years ago
    That's beautiful!
  2. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Thank you Bonnie and Caperkid for your lovely visit :-)
  3. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    Beautiful stylish!
  4. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Thank you Marga!
    Thank you Martika :-)
  5. Gillian, 2 years ago
    Over 150 yrs. old, unbelievable. Beautiful.
  6. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the info on bone and ivory. I think I will still have trouble.

    This is amazing.
  7. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Thanks all 11 lovers!

    Gillian, yes, it must have been cherished, and still is :-)

    Racer, identifying these materials can be tricky, but when you have the clues, it is far more easy!
    Thank you for your visit and appreciation!
  8. paris1925 paris1925, 2 years ago
    for me bone. nice item for my sawing studio at the museum-)
    c'est mignon-) mais t'as deja eu plus beau-)
    joyeuse paques pascale.
  9. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Merci David! Joyeuses fêtes... pascales :-D
  10. paris1925 paris1925, 2 years ago
    loooool elle a de l'humour-) faudrait que jte presente quelqu'un sur paris, une autre jewel addict-) simpa la derniere bzz-)

    en ce moment je cherche des daum serie verre de jades si tu en vois, carafe, pichet, coupe et vase, pour completer la vitrine du musee.

    bise
  11. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    OK! Je garde en mémoire :-D
  12. paris1925 paris1925, 2 years ago
    merki, la il y en a mais les couleur sont bof, il y avait un petit pichet que j'ai raté les couleur sublimes, jaune tango orangé, bleu etc, il y a quelques semaines...
    mardi je cherche un daum.
  13. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Many thanks to you all, 16 hook lovers!
    ;-D

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