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Mother-of-Pearl Sewing Nécessaire

US$18,850

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This captivating Palais Royal sewing nécessaire is crafted of engraved mother of pearl mounted in rich doré bronze. The hinged box contains a removable tray lined with velvet that holds an assortment of exquisitely decorated mother-of-pearl and gilt sewing tools in fitted niches, including scissors, a thimble, an awl, a crochet hook, a needle case and two spoked bobbins. Combined with the exterior's intricate bronze work, this lovely yet practical nécessaire exemplifies the best of Palais Royal artistry and elegance. Circa 1825 with later thimble Measures: 6 5/8" wide x 4 7/8" deep x 4 1/4" high.

Details

  • Creator
    Palais Royal (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 4.25 in. (10.8 cm)Width: 6.63 in. (16.85 cm)Depth: 4.88 in. (12.4 cm)
  • Style
    Other (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1825
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    New Orleans, LA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 31-24831stDibs: LU891123203752

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    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: New Orleans, LA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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