578 Main Street (Rte 7) in Great Barrington, Massachusetts 413-528-1482 Email: paadams@bcn.net

Coin Silver Scenic Calling Card Case

United States Ca. 1850

A fine quality mid 19th century card case attributed to the Philadelphia firm of Leonard & Wilson Silversmiths. Evidently many of Leonard & Wilson card cases are un-marked as this one is but other marked examples are known of the exact details of form and size as is this example. The workmanship is elaborate and crisp with a view of Trinity Church, New York City on one side and the other with an owner’s initials. It weighs 1.45 Troy oz.

Price

$550

Condition

Overall excellent condition. There are a few small typical dings to the corners.

Measurements

Height: 3.5 in.
Width/Length: 2.5 in.
Depth: 0.32 in.

Next Piece

Scandinavian Silver Beaker

Take it all with a grain of salt as I’m no silver expert but this appears to be from Sweden and made of solid silver about 1840 even though it is a 17th/18th century form.It is trumpet shaped with lots of engraved wriggle work, beading and some repousse. It has several initials. It weighs 12.75 […]