Antique Tortoise Calling Card Case

Just a beautiful antique tortoise shell, from the 1800's long before the ban on the material, a lovely calling card case with intricately and deeply carved dragons in the center. The back is plain. Inside both sides hold cards, and a card of the prior owner is still inside. This lovely piece measures 3 & 1/2" by 2 & 3/8" and is in good structural condition with wear on the spine with a little missing shell., fading on the interior silk on the edges, etc.The openwork dragon carving is fabulous and much lovelier than the photos.

Item ID: 42442

Antique Tortoise Calling Card Case

Antique Tortoise Calling Card Case
Antique Tortoise Calling Card Case
Antique Tortoise Calling Card Case
Antique Tortoise Calling Card Case
Antique Tortoise Calling Card Case

Just a beautiful antique tortoise shell, from the 1800's long before the ban on the material, a lovely calling card case with intricately and deeply carved dragons in the center. The back is plain. Inside both sides hold cards, and a card of the prior owner is still inside. This lovely piece measures 3 & 1/2" by 2 & 3/8" and is in good structural condition with wear on the spine with a little missing shell., fading on the interior silk on the edges, etc.The openwork dragon carving is fabulous and much lovelier than the photos.

Item ID: 42442

$285 USD

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