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Needle wax

Object Number: 
Z.1500.3ab-5ab
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Mother of pearl, wax
Dimensions: 
overall (largest): 1/2 x 1 in. ( 1.3 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Three mother of pearl containers of needle wax in the form of spools of thread; each has a removable cover which screws into the wax inside.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group