Early 19th Century Mother Of Pearl Necessaire

Early 19th Century Mother Of Pearl Necessaire

£1,980.00
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Witney, United Kingdom
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One to two weeks
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About this item

An exquisite and extraordinarily fine early 19th century mother-of-pearl Necessaire; the rectangular box lid with a central silver plaque engraved with the initials “AMW” within a border and radiating lines of shell inlay, opening with a spring clasp at the front and retaining all the original gold fittings and linings and in perfect condition, comprising:

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A thimble with a gold inner sleeve and band and steel outer sleeve

A pair of steel bladed scissors with highly chased and engraved gold handles and gold blade sheath

A gold bodkin

A chased and engraved gold needle/bodkin case retaining an original steel needle

A chased and engraved gold retracting pencil mounted with

A triple faced swivel fob set with an amethyst, a citrine and a beryl

Circa 1840

Width: 6” 15 cms
Depth: 4” 10 cms
Height: 2” 5 cms

Dimensions

W15.0 x H5.0 x D10.0 cm

Condition

Used

Wear condition

Excellent

Date of manufacture

1800s

Place of origin

United Kingdom

Period

19th Century

Seller

VAT status

Seller is VAT registered

SKU

30412188
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