A large antique Georgian silver pique-work and faux tortoiseshell Etui case. A lovely large and robust example. Sound hinge and the button mechanism and closure are functioning perfectly. The banded silver inlay is to be found in the same format to both sides, as well two silver vacant cartouche.
Fine bands of budding foliage are accompanied by bands of minute stars within wavy lines. This item comes in fine condition with only the slightest evidence of usage. The original interior is missing and the case has at some point been re-lined with deepest sage green velvet. The silver rim to the cover is unmarked, as is often the case.However, this is a super and sizeable example and could easily form the centre piece of any collection. These Georgian faux tortoiseshell boxes that come in a fine assortment of sizes and uses. Length:- 11.5 cm. Width:- approx 5.7 cm. Depth:- 3.0 cm. The item "ANTIQUE GEORGIAN SILVER PIQUE WORK AND FAUX TORTOISESHELL ETUI CASE" is in sale since Thursday, April 9, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver".
The seller is "hafren-antiques" and is located in Llanidloes. This item can be shipped worldwide.