Vintage Wooden Bird-Shaped Sewing Caddy with German-Made Scissors

$50

Vintage wooden bird-shaped sewing caddy with German-made scissors. Circa 1930. During the 1920’s and 1930’s husbands, sons and boyfriends crafted these bird-shaped sewing caddies as gifts for the important women in their lives. This hand-made and hand-painted thread holder, in shades of black and orange, will hold five spools of thread. The bird’s back has been crafted into a pincushion. The beak is formed by a pair of stainless steel scissors made by Linder and Company in Solingen, Germany. Stamped “Morningstar” on one side and “Linder & Co. OHLIGS Germany” on the other, these scissors still work.  This piece has a homey, folk art quality to it.

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Vintage wooden bird-shaped sewing caddy with German-made scissors. Circa 1930. During the 1920’s and 1930’s husbands, sons and boyfriends crafted these bird-shaped sewing caddies as gifts for the important women in their lives. This hand-made and hand-painted thread holder, in shades of black and orange, will hold five spools of thread. The bird’s back has been crafted into a pincushion. The beak is formed by a pair of stainless steel scissors made by Linder and Company in Solingen, Germany. Stamped “Morningstar” on one side and “Linder & Co. OHLIGS Germany” on the other, these scissors still work.  This piece has a homey, folk art quality to it.

Dimensions
The caddy is 7½ inches (19.5 cm) to the top of the bird’s head. When the scissors are in place, the piece is 8½ inches (21.5 cm) tall. The octagonal base has a 6 inch (15.5 cm) diameter.

Condition
The caddy and scissors show signs of wear but the paint remains vivid and the scissors still cut well.

Delivery or Pick-up
Please note that delivery, delivery insurance and duty, if applicable, are not included in the above price. Our checkout page will calculate the cost of Canada Post delivery based on your postal/zip code and/or location. We ship worldwide. You also have the option of picking up the item in Newburgh, Kingston or Napanee, Ontario, Canada. Sorry no refunds available once purchased. For more information feel free to contact us at: info@rogueshollowantiques.com

Additional information

Weight1.25 lbs
Dimensions12 × 9 × 11.5 in

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