14 June 2006
A CONTINENTAL SILVER-MOUNTED MOTHER-OF-PEARL NECESSAIRE
APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1720
Tapering, the sides with mother-of-pearl panels separated by reeded silver columns, applied on each side with figures from the Commedia dell'Arte, the silver base engraved with a flower, the interior fitted with various implements, including: scissors; ivory note-pad; knife; ruler, and others, some later
3 5/8 in. (92 mm.) high
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