Furniture, Ceramics and Silver

Timed Online Auction, 18 March - 5 April 2024

Card Cases
  • A set of two ivory card cases, late 19th century
  • A set of two ivory card cases, late 19th century
  • A set of two ivory card cases, late 19th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 5 000 - 7 000
Location
Cape Town
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About this Item

A set of two ivory card cases, late 19th century

the hinged cover with engraved initials, the interior with eleven blue card dividers and accompanying pencil, 10,5cm high, 7cm wide; and another, similar, the hinged cover embossed with enamelled initials, the interior with ivory divider painted with a portrait of a girl framed by a bouquet, flanked by two satin card pouches 10,5cm high, 6,5cm 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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