Card case

Object Number: 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 1/2 in. ( 8.6 x 6 x 1.3 cm )
engraved: in the reserve: "J Y L/ to/ Aurelia" in script stamped: on the bezel: "N * M" in a rectangle, a lion passant, the queen's head in an oval, an anchor, and a gothic, "U"
Wrought and seamed silver card case; rectangular body with a hinged lid and bezel; repoussé chased image of St. Paul's Cathedral, London on one side surrounded by chased foliate scrolls; chased cartouche engraved, "J Y L/ to/ Aurelia" in script on the other side surrounded by chased flowers, foliate scrolls and grape bunches; maker's marks stamped on the bezel.
Gallery Label: 
Nathaniel Mills's mark was used by his sons William and Thomas after his death in 1840.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. W. P. Settlemayer, 1959, in memory of Caroline W. Settlemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group