Visiting Card Case

The box is made up of tiny pieces of wood arranged to create a pattern and then inlaid onto the carcass in one piece. On the front is a spray of flowers bordered by micro-mosaic in different types and colours of woods. The back is made of diamond shapes of veneer so arranged to create a design of cubes. The sides of the case are edged in micro-mosaic. Circa 1870.

The case is in excellent condition: no loss or repair. 4-1/8" × 2-7/8" × 9/16".

From: Kerleys Auctions, Geelong, Australia. Lot 280 in May 30, 2021 sale. Pictures from seller.

card case 1
card case 2