BEAUTIFUL RARE FINE QUALITY GEORGIAN GOLD MOUNTED faux BLONDE TORTOISESHELL AIDE-MÉMOIRE. This is a Beautiful fine quality Rare Georgian Gold Mounted faux BLONDE TORTOISESHELL A. I would estimate this wonderful A.
Dates to circa 1800 making it nearly 220 years old, the quality is stunning and the decoration is breath taking, the body of this wonderul Georgian A. Is crafted in a breath taking faux BLONDE TORTOISESHELL which gives it a very beautiful translucent effect, this is then mounted to the front with gold pique work which contrast beautifully with the colour of the warm th of faux blonde tortoiseshell, its breath taking, to the centre you will see a lovely gold mounted shield shape engraved A R cartouche, i will call the pique work and cartouche gold colour as i havent had it tested, on opening this beautiful A. Émoire, you will see it still retains its original carved leaf.Which has a pencil holder attached, its stunning, the hinges work very well and the little clasp closes nice and securely, the quality of the craftsmanship is superb. This would have once belonged to a very wealthy Lady in the Georgian period and been used daily to remind her of dinner parties and the many dance's she was to attend, this was many years ago when things were so very different , if this.
Could talk i can just imagine what fascinating stories it could tell, it. Is so very tactile and once held it has the most wonderful feel. This will add something very special to any collection, my photos dont do it justice.Please study the photos as this is an extremely rare, you will not find another like this on the market, its so extremely rare. 10.5 cm height, 7 cm across.. All Antique silver items will show some signs of wear, which only adds to the history of the object..... The item "STUNNING RARE GEORGIAN GOLD MOUNTED faux BLONDE TORTOISESHELL AIDE-MÉMOIRE" is in sale since Friday, July 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Boxes".
The seller is "silver_antiques_uk" and is located in United Kingdom. This item can be shipped worldwide.