Card case

Object Number: 
1937.87
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 )
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"
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.
Gallery Label: 
This card case belonged to Catherine Ketchum who married Israel Corse, Jr. in 1846.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group