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A GROUP OF ENGLISH STERLING SILVER CARD CASES
by various makers, Birmingham, 19th-20th centuries
1 February 2023, 10:00 PST
Los Angeles

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A GROUP OF ENGLISH STERLING SILVER CARD CASES

by various makers, Birmingham, 19th-20th centuries
Comprising one engraved with foliate scrolls marked J&C, 1912, one with bands of waves by Colen Hewer Cheshire, 1897, one with foliate scrolls by Walker & Hall, 1901, one of curved form engraved with foliate scrolls by Saunders & Shepherd, 1900, one engraved with trailing foliage by Edward Smith, 1856, and one with chequerboard pattern by William Neale Ltd., 1924, together with an American sterling silver card case with scrolls by Gorham Mfg. Co., one unmarked ribbed card case, and an unmarked Aide Memoire.
heights 3 1/8in (8cm) to 4in (10cm); total weighable silver approximately 13oz troy (9).

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Provenance
Doyle, New York, The Joseph & Miriam Poser Collection of Silver Card Cases, Vesta & Matchsafes, 25 February 2021, Lots 1017 & 1018;
The Joseph and Miriam Poser Collection;
Edward Smith example: J.H. Bourdon-Smith Ltd., London, May 1983;
C Estate of Miriam S. Poser.

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