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Egg Containerwith Chick


Screw open this bone (probably cow) egg-shaped container to find a miniscule carved chick. An amulet for someone incubating a Great Idea. Or for the person trying to conceive a child. Or just as a universal symbol of hope and new beginnings.


  • Materials

    bone (probably cow) and brass

  • Age

    c. 1900

  • Condition

    very good

  • Size

    3/4" tall

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please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.

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