Furniture, Ceramics and Silver

Timed Online Auction, 18 March - 5 April 2024

Card Cases

Sold for

ZAR 5 277
Lot 138
  • A set of three mother-of-pearl card cases, late 19th century
  • A set of three mother-of-pearl card cases, late 19th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 6 000 - 8 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 5 277

About this Item

A set of three mother-of-pearl card cases, late 19th century

the centre with engraved diamond-shaped panel enclosed by a border of abalone, surrounded by diamond-shaped mother-of-pearl panels, the cover attached by a side hinge 10,5cm high, 7cm wide; another, similar, 10,5cm high, 7,5cm wide, and another, similar, the centre with floral engraved diamond-shaped panel enclosed by a border of abalone, surrounded by diamond-shaped mother-of-pearl panels, the cover attached by a side hinge, 10cm high, 8cm wide

*This lot is not suitable for export.

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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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