ORIGINAL RARE 5 MINIATURE DICE (BAKELITE or early plastic), 1/4" diameter, Plus FOLK ARTS & CRAFT PYROGRAPHIC DESIGNED HAIRPIN BOX, Dated, Nov. 5, 1906 (4"L x 2" W x 2"H), with sliding top, & dovetailing.
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Pyrography, a form of Folk Art, is the art of decorating wood or other materials with burn marks resulting from the controlled application of a heated object such as a poker. Carved in the top is an image of a hairpin with an intricate decorative border. The five dice are in beautiful colours of cobalt blue, lipstick red, historical green (2), & translucent purple.
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