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Card case

Object Number: 
1945.475
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 )
Marks: 
engraved: in the reserve: "S. E. Cotheal" in script
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.
Gallery Label: 
This card case belonged to Sarah Ellen Hoppock (Mrs. Henry S. Cotheal) of New York, the grandmother of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group