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Object ID 1968.006.034
Object Name Case, Card
Collection Costume and Accessories
Credit line Gift from the Estate of George Capelle, Jr.
Year Range from 1825
Year Range to 1850
Description Ivory visiting card case that is intricately carved in high relief on both sides with scenes of Chinese figures in a garden setting with pavillions. The case is rectangular and has a top that is completely detachable.
Dimensions W-2 L-3.25 D-0.5 inches
Owned George S. Capelle, Jr.
Provenance George Capelle, Jr. collected oriental antiques. Gift of the estate.
Subjects Ivory carving
Ivory
Visiting cards
People Capelle Jr, George S.
Search Terms Card Cases
Visiting Card Cases
Ivory
Chinoiserie
China Trade
Room Front Parlor
Material Ivory
Place of Origin China