This is a beautiful Victorian French shell coin purse and aide memoire in excellent original condition dating to around the 1850s and in the original presentation case. The purse measures 3 1/4" (8 cms) x 3" (9 cms) wide and has beautiful gold pique work. Inside is lined in blue silk all in very good condition and the clasp works perfectly. The aide memoire measures 4" (10 cms) x 2 1/2" (6.5 cms) with matching gold pique work. Inside the pages are blank and the case has loops which the pencil sits in to hold it together.
There has been no damage at all and I can find no marks or scratches or other defects. The shell shines brightly and the gold pique is stunning.If you have any queries. Please note that all my items are antiques and will show some signs of use and age. PLEASE NOTE THAT I POST EVERY DAY MONDAY - FRIDAY. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva.
The item "ANTIQUE SHELL WITH GOLD PIQUE COIN PURSE & AIDE MEMOIRE c1850" is in sale since Monday, August 3, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectables\Other Collectable Items". The seller is "robertbushantiques" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.