Furniture, Ceramics and Silver

Timed Online Auction, 18 March - 5 April 2024

Card Cases

Sold for

ZAR 4 690
Lot 132
  • A tortoiseshell card case with mother-of-pearl border and silver front in leather case, late 19th century
  • A tortoiseshell card case with mother-of-pearl border and silver front in leather case, late 19th century
  • A tortoiseshell card case with mother-of-pearl border and silver front in leather case, late 19th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 5 000 - 7 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 4 690

About this Item

A tortoiseshell card case with mother-of-pearl border and silver front in leather case, late 19th century

the centre engraved with initials surrounded by alternating engraved patterned strips, with mother-of-pearl borders, the cover attached by side hinge, 12cm high, 9cm wide including case, 10,5cm high, 8cm wide excluding case

*This lot is not suitable for export.

Provenance

The collection of Mr Richard J. Stanes.

Literature

Stanes, Richard J. Visiting Card Cases: A History and My Collection. Blurb Inc. 2011.



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