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Early 19th century eyeglass case, pearl embroidered

Early 19th century eyeglass case, pearl embroidered


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Directory: Antiques: Furnishings: Accessories: Boxes: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1363096
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Price: $80, including worldwide SH

An early 19th century box, probably an eyeglass case. Made of cardboard, the top decorated with a pearl embroidered flower and owner’s initials in wool, all surrounded by gilt paper ribbons, so-called Dresden trimmings. Germany, c 1830-40. Width 6"/ 15.5 cm, height 1 ½" / 3.5 cm. A pair of antique eyglasses, damaged, to go with the box. Condition: wear consistent with age, the interior reinforced with a paper strip. Price: $80, including worldwide SH