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Mauchline Ware Crochet Case With Needles c1910

Heading : A Mauchline ware crochet case
Date : c1910
Period : Edward VII- George V
Origin :
Mauchline, Ayrshire
Decoration : Print of the "Market Place And Guildhall Norwich"
Size :  length of case 10.2cms
Condition : The case is good, two crochet needles missing. The engine turned handle to hold the needs in working order
Restoration : None
Weight : 33 grams

Mauchline is best known for its association with The Bard. Burns produced his best when resident.

Some early Mauchline ware tartan snuff boxes can be quite charming and can occasionally rival the output of Tunbridge Wells. Prior to the factory burning down in the 1930s (do not come tomorrow we are having a fire according to some accounts), they produced tourist wares for multiple locations all over Britain and Ireland. Useful decorative keepsakes that were vastly superior to the imported plastic junk sold at the Britsh seaside in the modern day.

 

 

 

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  • Product Code: 20081546
  • Availability: Sold
  • £20.00

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