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  • A Victorian tortoiseshell mother-of-pearl and gilt inlaid calling card case
  • A Victorian tortoiseshell mother-of-pearl and gilt inlaid calling card case
  • A Victorian tortoiseshell mother-of-pearl and gilt inlaid calling card case
  • A Victorian tortoiseshell mother-of-pearl and gilt inlaid calling card case
  • A Victorian tortoiseshell mother-of-pearl and gilt inlaid calling card case
  • A Victorian tortoiseshell mother-of-pearl and gilt inlaid calling card case
  • A Victorian tortoiseshell mother-of-pearl and gilt inlaid calling card case
  • A Victorian tortoiseshell mother-of-pearl and gilt inlaid calling card case
  • A Victorian tortoiseshell mother-of-pearl and gilt inlaid calling card case
  • A Victorian tortoiseshell mother-of-pearl and gilt inlaid calling card case
  • A Victorian tortoiseshell mother-of-pearl and gilt inlaid calling card case
  • A Victorian tortoiseshell mother-of-pearl and gilt inlaid calling card case
  • A Victorian tortoiseshell mother-of-pearl and gilt inlaid calling card case
  • A Victorian tortoiseshell mother-of-pearl and gilt inlaid calling card case
  • A Victorian tortoiseshell mother-of-pearl and gilt inlaid calling card case
  • A Victorian tortoiseshell mother-of-pearl and gilt inlaid calling card case


Lot Estimate
ZAR 5 000 - 7 000

About this Item

A Victorian tortoiseshell mother-of-pearl and gilt inlaid calling card case

rectangular, the hinged cover centred by a shield-shaped cartouche engraved with initials and 1870, enclosed by gilt scrollwork and flowerheads interspersed with mother-of-pearl inlay, the whole enclosed by a spearhead border alternating with foliage and flowerheads, enclosing a blue concertina folder with gilt highlights, losses to stringing, 10,9cm long; and a Victorian tortoiseshell and tricolour metal-inlaid box, oval, the hinged cover inlaid with a bird, a quiver of arrows and a flaming torch enclosed by a flowerhead border, later Dutch silver thumbpiece, dents, 7cm wide

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