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Gold Sewing Box in Shape of Flower, Charles X

US$15,540.73

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Exceptional nacre sewing and writing case in gold, turquoise and nacre. This kit comes in the form of a daisy and opens in three parts revealing accessories. The lower part is removable and includes a die and a needle case. The upper part opens with a hinge is let discover a writing kit with ivory tablets and pencil, and needle wool. The heart of the flower opens and has a small compartment probably salt. The kit is finely chiselled with flower motifs on amati gold background accented with turquoise half pearls. This case is characteristic of Charles X style mixing mother-of-pearl, gold and turquoise. Weight: 1 oz (29gr.) L: 3.34 in. (8.5 cm). Restauration period. Charles X. Circa 1820-1830.

Details

  • Metal
  • Stone
  • Stone Cut
  • Weight
    29 g
  • Dimensions
    Width: 0.6 in. (15 mm)Depth: 3.35 in. (85 mm)
  • Style
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1820
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Paris, FR
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 50141stDibs: LU2058210721772

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Free Shipping: US$50 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 9-18 days, excluding production time.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Montesson, France
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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