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Card case

Card case
Title
Card case
Date 
1843/44
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 1/2 in. ( 8.6 x 6 x 1.3 cm )
Description 
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. W. P. Settlemayer, 1959, in memory of Caroline W. Settlemeyer
Object Number 
INV.14224
Marks 
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"
Gallery Label 
Nathaniel Mills's mark was used by his sons William and Thomas after his death in 1840.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group