| A silk-covered pin cushion with sayings printed on both sides. Dating from around 1820, this is a rare piece though
the silk is very worn.
One side displays six pious thoughts numbered one to six. On the other side is a clock face with words to extol a friend.
|left: A hallmarked silver shoe pincushion decorated with shamrocks
inlaid with Connemara marble.The cushion has been replaced. Price: £250
right: A Dieppe carved ivory double-sided pin cushion. A different sunflower is shown on each side.
Price: £ 110