London, South Kensington
10 July 2001
A gilt-metal necessaire
PROBABLY SWISS, LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY
in the form of a book, one cover with an applied plaque depicting fruiting vines and an inscription in German within an applied floral and scrollwork border, opening to reveal a very extensive set of sewing and vanity implements including a thimble, tape measure, scissors and cotton bobbins (thirty one in all, lacking one), and a pull-out mirror
length of case 16.5cm.
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