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Mother of Pearl and Abalone Necessaire with g

Code: 402K     Dimensions:W 6" (15.2 cm)H 2" (5.1 cm)D 4" (10.2 cm)

£1,975.00

Ca. 1840

A superb Early 19th. Mother of Pearl and Abalone inlaid lady's Necessaire with gold fitments.   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: 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  

Mother of Pearl and Abalone Necessaire with g
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