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Silver Inlay Case, 1788

Yale Burge Antiques

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Silver Inlay Case, 1788
Silver Inlay Case, 1788
Silver Inlay Case, 1788
Silver Inlay Case, 1788
Silver Inlay Case, 1788
Silver Inlay Case, 1788

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Product Information

Era:

Antique; 18th century

Condition:

Very Good; hairline mark on tortoiseshell back, some wear from age

Country of Origin:

France

Materials:

tortoiseshell/silver

Damage Information:

None; hairline mark on tortoiseshell back

Size:

1" L x 0.5" W x 1.75" H

Color/Finish:

dark brown/silver

Why We Love This

Small French Louis XVI-period tortoiseshell necessaries case inlaid with silver, dated "1788" in silver inlay on one side and inscribed "PF" in floral script on the other. It's quite rare to have a dated example. Most likely used by a lady for perfume.
As described by Yale Burge Antiques

Why We Love This

Small French Louis XVI-period tortoiseshell necessaries case inlaid with silver, dated "1788" in silver inlay on one side and inscribed "PF" in floral script on the other. It's quite rare to have a dated example. Most likely used by a lady for perfume.

About Yale Burge Antiques

Yale Burge Antiques Inc. has been a premier supplier of home furnishings and accessories since the 1950s, and offers an exceptional combination of styles from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. A favorite trade resource for discriminating designers, Yale Burge specializes in English and French designs, and also includes more exotic offerings from the Near and Far East. Fine art, prints, and photography are also a specialty.