Antique Victorian Calling Card Case with Mother of Pearl Diamond Panels c1870 (Code 1926)
This case is part of a recently acquired single owner collection. The predominant feature of the collection is the iridescent quality of the shells, with some particularly fine structural colours of the nacre. The colour and iridescence does of course change with the light and incident angle, so multiple images have been taken to try and give a sense of how it varies, all shot under halogen light.
Normal age related wear, a couple of very small losses to the edges of panels. A scuff to the surface on the edge panel below the press button (at the base).
Width: 7.6 cm ( 3 inches )
Height: 10 cm ( 3 7/8 inches )
Weight: 48 grams (before packing).
Stock Code: 1926 OC19-2
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