Very Fine French Sewing Necessaire in the Shape of a Spinet Piano

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12" (30 cm.) l. 6"h. In the shape of a spinet piano, with decorative inlay finish in checkerboard pattern and inlay design of keys. The lid of the piano hinges open to reveal mirror on the interior lid, and a wellfitted velvet-lined base containing number of elaborate silver and pearl accessories including needlecase, scissors, awl, knife, thimble and thread winders. Very good/excellent condition, one small crack at base of mirror. French, mid-1800s.
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