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Sale Price: Sold   Stock #BS128

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Fine Antique English Victorian Japonesque Mixed Metal Dance Card Case
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Victorian sterling silver and mixed metal dance card case. Made by Edward H. Stockwell in London in 1878. Rectangular and hinged with wonderful period ornament Applied silver and gold figures including a kimono-clad geisha carrying a parasol, sandal-shod axman, and robed elder in funny pointy hat. Soaring birds. Chased and tooled mountainous landscapes with palm trees and pavilion. No cliche left behind. A wonderful example of the Japonesque vogue. Interior has lining with pouch and inset mirror, and hinged writing tablet. Fully marked. Fine condition.

In retailer’s leather-bound box with fitted velvet and silk lining. Lining gilt stamped “Street & Co / Jewellers / 18, New Bond St”.

Case dimensions: H 4 1/8 x W 2 5/8 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. Box dimensions: H 1 1/4 x W 5 7/8 x D 4 1/1 in. #BS128