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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 abalone shell inlay, opening with a spring clasp at the front and retaining all the original gold fittings and linings and in perfect condition, comprising:

A pagoda shaped chased and embossed gold tape measure holder

A mother-of-pearl handled penknife with steel blade and a gold mount

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

Wear condition Wear condition

  • Revive
  • Wear & Tear
  • Average
  • Good
  • Excellent

Width

15.0 cm

Height

5.0 cm

Depth

10.0 cm

Date of manufacture

1800s

Period

19th Century

Condition

Used

Materials

Gold

Place of origin

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Item location

Witney, United Kingdom

SKU

30412188

Seller

WR Harvey & Co

Seller VAT status

Seller is VAT registered. VAT number: GB233430010

Wear conditions

Excellent

Shows little to no signs of wear and tear.

Good

May show slight traces of use in keeping with age. Most vintage and antique items fit into this condition.

Average

Likely to show signs of some light scratching and ageing but still remains in a fair condition.

Apparent Wear and Tear

Visible signs of previous use including scratches, chips or stains.

Needs Restoration

Structurally sound but recommended for upcycling, re-upholstering or restoration before use.

Please refer to condition report, images or make a seller enquiry for additional information.

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Estimated delivery time

Less than one week

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Yes

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