726. Fine Tortoiseshell and Silver Inlaid Ladies Card Case early 19thCt

Stunning Example of a Ladies Well Figure Tortoise Shell Silver Framed Hinged Lid Card Case of Substantial proportions, made during the first half of the Nineteenth Century. 

The rectangular hinged cover with lavish Silver inlay depicting a trailing branch of flowers and foliage.  

Condition: Good condition for such an early piece with no losses to inlays, nice surface patination to tortoiseshell. The case closes firmly. 

Width: (at widest, just over) 5.5" (14cm). Depth: 3” (8cm).  


Location: Dublin City, Ireland. 

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