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Art Nouveau Silver Card Case

Art Nouveau Silver Card Case


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Pre 1910: Item # 1394026
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Most unusual example of a fine Art Nouveau silver card case. Rambling vines along with daffodils in high relief are upon the cover of the case. The case, with its spring mechanism, opens to reveal a beautifully fitted interior of moire silk. Each side has a gusset pocket to hold a card. The form accommodates modern- day-size business cards. Impressed marks for 800 fine silver along with maker stamp: Germany circa 1900. 2 5/8" W., 4" L.