Calling Card Case, Mother-of-Pearl & Sterling Silver, 1878 English
A beautiful English Victorian dated Mother-Of-Pearl calling/visiting card case. The center of the front of this beautiful case has an inset silver frame outlining the center engraved flowers and inscription of M M from John's 1878.
This elegant type of calling card case was one carried when presenting your card. The lovely geometric diamond pattern is on each side with the added grand diamond design in Sterling Silver encompassing the added design. The case is 4" long, 3" wide and is 3/4" deep. This case does hold today's business cards.
Condition: very good with the mother of pearl having a beautiful lustrous sheen.
English Antiques & American Primitives