Has some minor marks and small frits to the shell. The gilt ormolu has darkened over time.A rare antique dating from c 1860, a fragile tiny 7 cm long item, amazing it has survived. Believed to be from the famous Palais Royal, unmarked, but unmistakably in that style. Most likely this was a silver thimble holder. If you have a sewing collection this is a great item to acquire. Please review the photos, minor faults are clearly indicated. Size is shown in the photos with an inch and cm ruler. This is a breif backgound to this item:- Palais Royal is now so famous for some of the most desirable needlework tools. These were made in the early to mid 19th Century. For sewing tools, the French loved Mother of Pearl. Mother of Pearl tools are considered most collectable. The item "Antique Palais Royal Paris Goat Cart c1860 Ormolu & Mother Of Pearl 7cm Rare" is in sale since Tuesday, June 30, 2020.
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