GEORGIAN 18th CENTURY SOLID SILVER INLAID PIQUE & TORTOISESHELL ETUI CASE 

 

This is a Stunning Georgian Solid Silver & Tortoiseshell Silver Inlaid Pique Work Etui , this I believe was crafted c1760 to 1780 it is a Classic Georgian style of this Georgian period, with wonderful inlaid silver work making it over 200 years old, there is no hallmarks but it does test Solid Silver, it has a Beautiful Shape to the Tortoiseshell case with the most Stunning Beautiful Silver intricate Inlaid Pique work to both sides, it is charmingly inlaid with a stunning silver decoration to the base and the lid. 

 

There is a Silver Button to the side that opens the Lid, and the Hinge and Lid are in good condition and it opens and then closes with a nice clicking sound, there is a very slight play when shut, mentioned for accuracy. 

The colours of the Tortoiseshell dance with deep rich browns and oranges, its stunning, the quality of the craftsmanship is breath-taking.

 

There is a pair of tweezers inside the box, please see photo. 

 

GEORGIAN 18th CENTURY SOLID SILVER INLAID PIQUE & TORTOISESHELL ETUI CASE

SKU: 0006
£425.00Price
  • In Georgian times, etuis - word of French origin - were very popular, they came in a myriad of shapes and sizes, usually ornamental cases for holding articles such as needles, scent bottles and personal items.

     

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