tortoishell and mother of pearl inlaid card case

Tortoishell and mother of Pearl inlaid card case


| $313 USD | €266 EUR

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A 19th century tortoiseshell and mother of pearl inlaid card case,the front and rear with inlaid mother of pearl rose and leafy stem decoration beneath a flower head and leaves, the top with vacant rose gold coloured inset cartouche
Height 10.1cm
Depth 7.4cm
Depth 1.5 cm
A stress crack to either side of the hinge, a small nick to either side further beneath the hinge. A fine shallow chip to top right corner of side panel above opening button and small nick to left edge approx 3.5cm below button. Hinge and opening clasp work as they should.Although the cause of the faults highlighted do appear to be from the item actually being used, with the odd mishap. There area couple of small anomalies in the mother of pearl shell decoration in the front of the case, looking under a magnifying glass this appears to be a blister in the material.All faults can be seen in the images on line.All mother of pearl inlay appears to be intact
Delivery can easily be arranged for this item smaller items are generally sent free of charge to the uk, larger items can be sent via a courier, I keep this service as cheap as possible, the larger items are picked up and delivered to you within 7-10 days should you require a quicker delivery expect to pay at least double the normal cost.
If you are unhappy with any item I offer a full money back guarantee once the item is safely back in my possession and undamaged as a result of misuse. Please feel free to ring me with any queries you may have, I'm always happy to discuss anything to do with antiques !!


Height = 10.1 cm (4")
Width = 7.4 cm (3")
Depth = 1.5 cm (1")

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