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Rare Georgian Silver & Tortoiseshell Toothpick Holder c.1790

Ref: MAI48 / LA40323

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Description

This exquisite navette-shaped toothpick holder has a tortoiseshell hinged cover with a bright-cut silver oval reserve engraved with initials and fitted with a silver thumb-piece. The silver sides and base beautifully engraved with foliate patterns.

Unmarked but tested as silver. It was very common for small georgian pieces such as toothpick holders, nutmeg graters, patch boxes to be unmarked or partially marked.


Measurements

Width : 3.5 cm - 1.38 in

Length : 8.5 cm - 3.35 in

Declaration

Julie Cartwright Antiques has clarified that the rare Georgian silver & tortoiseshell toothpick holder (MAI48 / LA40323) is antique and it's date/period of manufacture is 1790.

Condition

Commensurate with age. Strong hinge. Silver sides and base in very good condition. Fine hairline on tortoiseshell lid and a little loss on one extremity.

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Delivery

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