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ART NOUVEAU Silver Card Case, c.1900  - IRIS

ART NOUVEAU Silver Card Case, c.1900 - IRIS

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1910: Item # 530094
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This is a truly fabulous Art Nouveau silver repousse card case, c. 1900. Both sides of the case have a detailed, high relief repousse design of irises. The case measures 3 1/2" x 2 1/8" x 3/8" and has a hinged flip-top lid. Overall condition is excellent - there is an old repair on the base (see photo) and some separation (two sections about 1/2" each) in the seam on the base near the repair. The case is not marked, but tests silver.