Furniture, Ceramics and Silver

Timed Online Auction, 18 March - 5 April 2024

Card Cases
  • A mother-of-pearl card case, late 19th century
  • A mother-of-pearl card case, late 19th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 7 000 - 9 000

About this Item

A mother-of-pearl card case, late 19th century

the hinged cover with interlacing diamond-shaped panels, the interior with ten purple card dividers, 11cm high, 8cm wide; another, the body with interlacing diamond-shaped mother-of-pearl and abalone panels, the cover attached with a side hinge, 9cm high, 5,5cm wide; another, similar, the cover attached with a side hinge, 10,5cm high, 7,5cm wide; and another, similar, the hinged cover with inter-lacing diamond-shaped panels, the interior with ten red card dividers, 11cm high, 7,5cm 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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