Card case

Card case
Title
Card case
Date 
ca. 1850
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 1/4 in. ( 8.9 x 6 x 0.6 cm )
Description 
Seamed silver card case; rectangular body with rounded corners and scalloped sides; hinged lid with bezel; engraved foliate scrolls in the corners, wheel turned wave decoration all over the body; c-scroll cartouche on the front center of the body engraved, "S. E. Cotheal" in script; no maker's marks.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Object Number 
1945.475
Marks 
engraved: in the reserve: "S. E. Cotheal" in script
Gallery Label 
This card case belonged to Sarah Ellen Hoppock (Mrs. Henry S. Cotheal) of New York, the grandmother of the donor.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group