Description and Details
This intricate silver french needle case (etui) was made in c1819-38 indicated by the French "rabbit's head" hallmark for a silver guarantee. Unfortunately, the maker is unidentified for this item.
The exterior features heavily embellished reeded lines, complemented by both ends that have a gadrooned appearance which additionally aids in the ease of opening the etui.
The fit and smoothness of the lid are very precise with a satisfying and secure closure.
The craftsmanship and feel in hand are exceptional - despite its compact size, no corners have been cut in the making and thus each line and design is finished to a meticulous standard.
- Highly embellished external design.
- Early 19th-century French silver etui.
- Mint Condition.
- Size (mm) L:85mm W:10mm H:5mm
- Size (inches) L:3.34 W:0.39 H:0.19
- Weight: 6 Grams (0.21 oz)
Excellent Condition - In Perfect original condition with no issues. Please bear in mind the item is antique and may show very slight signs of surface wear. Please refer to the photographs to examine the condition in further detail.
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