Art Nouveau Etched Elks Calling Card Case Bliss Brothers Co. Hallmark

Antique Keepsakes Are Precious Treasures From A Bygone Era, Crafted With Superior Style and Workmanship, They Are A Pleasure to Find and Offer. This Antique Card Case Is Wonderful! A Delightful Elks Club Collectible Indeed. The Case Is From The B.P.O.E. Which Is The Benevolent and Protective Order Of Elks Or Elks Lodge. This Is An American Fraternal Order And Social Club Started in 1868 And Remains One Of The Leading Clubs.

With an Elongated Shape, The Case Has The Most Charming Design on the Front. The Silver-Tone Case Has a Hallmark Inside, A Small Letter B In a Larger B and Co. This Is The Makers Mark For Bliss Brothers Co. Of Attleboro, Ma, A Company In Business From 1896-1950's, The Company Was Renowned For Elegant and High Quality Jewelry, Their Excellent Craftsmanship Evident In This Card Case.

On The Front The Design Is Segmented; At The Top and Bottom There Is A V Shape Decorated With The Most Unique Etched Pattern Which Resembles Spiderwebs. On Either Side Of The V Are Bright Cut Flourishes That Add Charm and Interest. In The Center Is An Oval Cartouche With The Same Spiderweb Pattern. An Elegant Raised Elk Adorns The Cartouche, With An Enameled Clock Resting In It's Antlers. The Enameled Clock Striking the 11 O'Clock Hour. This Stands for the Hour Of Recollection When Deceased Or Absent Lodge Members Are Given A Toast And A Bell Or Chimes Rang Eleven Times. A Repousse Design Surrounds The Perimeter Of The Card Case.

The Card Case Opens North To South With A Push Tab. Inside is A Great Surprise! The Calling Card Plate Has Open-Work Design That Reads "H E L L O" Which is So Charming and Whimsical and What Attracted Me To This Case! The Hello Plate Has The Bliss Bros. Hallmark. The Other Side Has The Imprint Of Another Hello and At One Time Held Another Card Plate But Is No Longer Present.

The Back Of The Card Case Has A Linear Pattern and The Same Repousse Design Around The Edge. The Case Most Like Hung As An Ornamental and Useful Fob Decoration on a Watch Chain.

This Enchanting Piece Of Antique Americana Is In Excellent Condition For It's Age. It Has Unpolished Patina, Some Surface Scratches Consistent With Age and Use Of A Previously Enjoyed Collectible Piece. The Hinge Is Intact and The Case Closes Firmly and Opens Easily. The Case Measures 2" In Length (not including bail at top) by 1" In Width.

A Handsome Antique From The Ar Nouveau Era for Collectors Of Elks or Fraternal Memorabilia!

Item ID: A001842

Art Nouveau Etched Elks Calling Card Case Bliss Brothers Co. Hallmark

Art Nouveau Etched Elks Calling Card Case Bliss Brothers Co. Hallmark
Art Nouveau Etched Elks Calling Card Case Bliss Brothers Co. Hallmark
Art Nouveau Etched Elks Calling Card Case Bliss Brothers Co. Hallmark
Art Nouveau Etched Elks Calling Card Case Bliss Brothers Co. Hallmark
Art Nouveau Etched Elks Calling Card Case Bliss Brothers Co. Hallmark
Art Nouveau Etched Elks Calling Card Case Bliss Brothers Co. Hallmark
Art Nouveau Etched Elks Calling Card Case Bliss Brothers Co. Hallmark
Art Nouveau Etched Elks Calling Card Case Bliss Brothers Co. Hallmark
Art Nouveau Etched Elks Calling Card Case Bliss Brothers Co. Hallmark

Antique Keepsakes Are Precious Treasures From A Bygone Era, Crafted With Superior Style and Workmanship, They Are A Pleasure to Find and Offer. This Antique Card Case Is Wonderful! A Delightful Elks Club Collectible Indeed. The Case Is From The B.P.O.E. Which Is The Benevolent and Protective Order Of Elks Or Elks Lodge. This Is An American Fraternal Order And Social Club Started in 1868 And Remains One Of The Leading Clubs.

With an Elongated Shape, The Case Has The Most Charming Design on the Front. The Silver-Tone Case Has a Hallmark Inside, A Small Letter B In a Larger B and Co. This Is The Makers Mark For Bliss Brothers Co. Of Attleboro, Ma, A Company In Business From 1896-1950's, The Company Was Renowned For Elegant and High Quality Jewelry, Their Excellent Craftsmanship Evident In This Card Case.

On The Front The Design Is Segmented; At The Top and Bottom There Is A V Shape Decorated With The Most Unique Etched Pattern Which Resembles Spiderwebs. On Either Side Of The V Are Bright Cut Flourishes That Add Charm and Interest. In The Center Is An Oval Cartouche With The Same Spiderweb Pattern. An Elegant Raised Elk Adorns The Cartouche, With An Enameled Clock Resting In It's Antlers. The Enameled Clock Striking the 11 O'Clock Hour. This Stands for the Hour Of Recollection When Deceased Or Absent Lodge Members Are Given A Toast And A Bell Or Chimes Rang Eleven Times. A Repousse Design Surrounds The Perimeter Of The Card Case.

The Card Case Opens North To South With A Push Tab. Inside is A Great Surprise! The Calling Card Plate Has Open-Work Design That Reads "H E L L O" Which is So Charming and Whimsical and What Attracted Me To This Case! The Hello Plate Has The Bliss Bros. Hallmark. The Other Side Has The Imprint Of Another Hello and At One Time Held Another Card Plate But Is No Longer Present.

The Back Of The Card Case Has A Linear Pattern and The Same Repousse Design Around The Edge. The Case Most Like Hung As An Ornamental and Useful Fob Decoration on a Watch Chain.

This Enchanting Piece Of Antique Americana Is In Excellent Condition For It's Age. It Has Unpolished Patina, Some Surface Scratches Consistent With Age and Use Of A Previously Enjoyed Collectible Piece. The Hinge Is Intact and The Case Closes Firmly and Opens Easily. The Case Measures 2" In Length (not including bail at top) by 1" In Width.

A Handsome Antique From The Ar Nouveau Era for Collectors Of Elks or Fraternal Memorabilia!

Item ID: A001842

$79 USD

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