Sewing tools, pincusion clamps early blue and white

These little sewing helpers held a pincusion on a sewing table. I think they are European but do not know the country.  The hand painting surely reminds me of our Holland Delft in the corner cupboard. I have seen them in New England Antiques shows but rarely been able to purchase them as they are always quite dear.    Click the photos to see detail. There were other little sewing items made in this genre. 
Condition:  Gorgeous clean little painted treasures in very good condition.  One lacked it's pin cusion and I used a piece of natural linen to replace it.  That same one has lost a small round mirror which would have been glued to the side.
Price $235 for the two including priority mailing. 

Wax over papier mache bug eyed pumpkinhead doll

This 28 inch almost 29, German made wax doll was bought as a head only, very nice and clean but with much of her shoulder missing. She has a little scuff on her nose, but her original wax is in fine condition.  I have given her a replaced body and my Husband Jack made the wooden hands and feet.  She is a pretty example of her type, dating to about 1860.  This doll is wearing an exceptional dress.  If you do not want the brown dress, take off $150 and I will be happy to keep it.    $400 includes shipping for her.

Blue Staffordshire plate.

This vintage blue transfer print plate measures 10 1/4 inches across. It is English, unmarked, and has tripod firing marks on the reverse side.  I know it is not an 1830's plate, but is somewhere between then and now, I would guess 1890's when many were still made. Maybe you know something I do not about it?!! Price $15 plus $10 to send it.   Thanks for reading my blogs.

Rugs for My Red Cape

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Pockets and Rollups for My Red Cape

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