Wonderful 1890's West Chop Light Treen Pincushion Mauchline Ware
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Wonderful 1890's West Chop Light Treen Pincushion Mauchline Ware

Code: ol00002tpc


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: Wonderful 1890's West Chop Light Treen Pin Holder in the form of a miniature bellows, also known as Mauchline ware. Original pieces of Mauchline ware were produced by the Smith family of Mauchline, Ayrshire, now Strathclyde, Scotland. The pincushion is wood and velvet and features the image of West Chop Light in lovely detail and reads: "WEST CHOP LIGHT, VINEYARD HAVEN, MASS" beneath. The lighthouse was originally built in 1817, but suffered ocean erosion and needed to be pushed back once in 1930 and then again in 1946 and was operated by the United States Lighthouse Service. It was the last of the Vineyard's lighthouses to become automated and still uses the original Fresnel lens during operation.

VINTAGE: Circa 1890's

SIZE: Approximately 3" x 1"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Wood, velvet pins, image, silk

ATTACHMENT: Silk ribbon for hanging

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a lighthouse collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAJX15 LBFEX6/15 ESBEIX06/13/2019 

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The cushion shows minor wear, overall excellent condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.