Very diminutive antique Tartan Ware pomade round covered box marked “KAY & LEITH” in gold. Height 5/8″ x Diameter 1 3/8″
Antique round covered Tartan Ware pomade box marked “Stuart” in gold. H- 7/8″ Diameter 2 7/8″
Diminutive pair of antique Tartan Ware finger stretchers for gloves, spring loaded to help the stretch. Marked “Leith” in gold at the small end. Length 5″ x Width 1/4″ at the small end and 1″ wide at the larger end.
Ingenious antique Tartan Ware triangular scissor case with silver lock at the lower rounded end of the triangle, scissors are inside. Marked “CLAN STUART” in gold. Box top width is 2″, the lower rounded width is 5/8″ and height is 1 1/4″.
Antique rectangular Tartan Ware needle carrier marked “McBETH” in gold. Height 1/2″ x Width 3″ x Depth 1 1/2″
History of Tartan Ware: Antique Tartan Ware was produced in Scotland from the mid 19th century to 1900 by various Scottish groups called clans, principally to celebrate Christmas. People traveling to Scotland were intrigued by the various plaid colors of these wares. Everything from thimbles to large footed tea caddy’s and in between could be… Continue reading Antique Tartan Ware Rectangular Sewing Box Marked “Stuart” In Gold