Antique Tortoise Shell & Silver Card Case with Silver Stringing

An antique tortoise shell card case with silver string inlay and a silver shield shaped cartouche. The mottled shell in warm colors with deep shades of mahogany is highlighted with silver inlay in a rectangular design. The silver cartouche adds just that "extra touch" to the front of the case and is blank...perfect for your own monogram. A collection of shell card cases in various shapes and designs displayed on a shelf or table adds a layer of warmth and personality to your home.

Late Victorian English; Circa 1850

A lovely piece for your collection or for your use; the case is in very good shape with the push latch and hinges in good working order. The case will hold business cards measuring 3 1/8" X 2"; however, it is just a bit too small inside for credit cards. I do have another card case that I will be listing that will hold credit cards.

Measurements; 3 ¾" X 2 5/8"; inside depth aprox. ¼" (will hold 10 business cards or equal depth of folded paper currency.

Condition; only items to note small chip in shell and bend in silver string inlay on back of case.

Sorry, this item is not available to California buyers

All state and federal documentation and certificates required by law for commercial sale, import or export, have been obtained for this item. Proper legal paperwork will be included with it at shipment.

Item ID: 201172

$480 USD

Add to Wish List

4 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List.

43 Chesapeake Court Antiques

Deborah Hartsook, Aiken, SC   

Top Quality English & French antiques, antique silver, antique equestrian items

Member since 2006

Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays! Last Day For Priority Mail Shippping is Dec 20th!

Shipping/Handling:$10.00 USD

Price for shipping to USA change location

Estimate shipping to a different location: