Card case

Card case
Title
Card case
Date 
1840/41
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 9.2 x 6.4 x 0.6 cm )
Description 
Cast and seamed silver card case; rectangular, elongated quatrefoil shaped body with notched corners; all over foliate scroll engraving on both sides of the body around a chamfered rectangle reserve engraved, "CK" on one side in script and around a purse-shaped reserve on the other; hinged lid; maker's marks stamped on the bezel.
Credit Line 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Object Number 
1937.87
Marks 
engraved: in the chamfered rectangular reserve: "CK" in script stamped: on the bezel: lion passant, queen's head inan oval, "N*M" in a rectangle, an anchor in a shield, gothic "R"
Gallery Label 
This card case belonged to Catherine Ketchum who married Israel Corse, Jr. in 1846.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group