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Tortoiseshell trinket box inlaid with silver and mother-of-pearl. Item 3529.
Lined with red velvet and standing on four ivory bun feet, this delightful tortoiseshell trinket box is further enhanced with the lid being inlaid with engraved mother-of-pearl leaves and flowers on twisted silver wire stems, surrounded by silver stringing. The inner edges of the body and lid are lined with ivory and the underside is covered with an embossed pink paper, upon which is written, in ink, 8/6, which could well be the original purchase price of 8 shillings and sixpence. It stands 43 mm high (1.75 inches), is 122 mm (4.75 inches) long and 72 mm (2.75 inches) wide and is in very good conditition apart from two small chips to the tortoiseshell on the lid. C1830.