Mother of Pearl Iridescent Victorian Calling Card Case - Antique c1870 (Code 1927)
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, some minor natural flaws as expected. A couple of small scrapes down one edge.
Width: 7.6 cm ( 3 inches )
Height: 10 cm ( 3 7/8 inches )
Weight: 48 grams (before packing).
Stock Code: 1927 OC19-2
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