Antique European Porcelain, Pottery and more offered for sale by China Rose Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Vertu : Pre 1900 item #1446609 (stock #4637)
China Rose Antiques
This exquisite small ladies purse is formed of moulded tortoiseshell, decorated with inlaid silver and closes on a silver clasp. Inside there are four compartments formed from the aqua coloured watered or moire silk lining. One of the compartments locks using a small latch like arrangement. The width is 67 mm (2 5/8ths inches), the depth 42 mm (1.75 inches) and it is 22 mm (7/8ths of an inch) thick. It is in exceptionally good condition and would date from around 1860.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Vertu : Pre 1837 VR item #1289220 (stock #3529)
China Rose Antiques
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...