Card Case and Original Box

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-40500

Description

Silver card case (.1ab) and manufacturer's box (.2). Four vignettes, featuring filigree bearded dragon amid swirling clouds, on front and back sides of card case. Panels are bordered by delicate floral filigree pattern, suspended by rectangular framework of case.\n Small flat rectangular fabric-covered paper box with detached cover and sides. Dark teal pattern woven on ivory fabric. Interior of box and cover lined with red fabric, and interior sides lined with red paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

card cases
silver (metal)
paper (fiber product)
Case, Personal
Case, Card
Silver
Case, Card

Inscription

"M A P I" (Engraved monogram plate on top of card case reads:)
"CUTSHING / GOLD & SILVERSMITH / NEW STREET No. 8" (White paper label affixed to interior of cover, has printed text in red ink: )

Additional Identification Number

1940.239ab

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 11/16 x 2 1/2 x 7/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alexander Pease

Accession Number

1940.239.1AB-.2