10-03-2008 10-03-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2426 Boston
October 3, 2008 04:00 PMCalender
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Edward VII Goldwashed Silver Morocco Cased Lady's Traveling Necessaire Set

$296$250
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2426 Location: Boston Date / Time: October 03, 2008 4:00PM

Description:

Edward VII Goldwashed Silver Morocco Cased Lady's Traveling Necessaire Set, London and Birmingham, 1910, Edwards & Sons, makers, the purple morocco case with central lifting handle, opening to interior fitted with gilt metal opera glasses and scissors, and goldwashed silver retractable lipstick case, wire tool, matchsafe, miniature boudoir clock, rectangular box, cylindrical box, needle case, cigarette case, round box, and a pair of colorless glass scent vials with silver lids, box 5 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 3 1/8 in., approx. 4 troy oz. weighable silver.
Estimate $500-700

morocco faded/toned, leather strap broken at one ring, and tearing to leather tab at one side of lid. minor age wear and wear to gilding of silver. clock has key. case has key.

Keywords

London, Edwards & Sons, gilt metal opera glasses, wire tool