Cased Palais Royal Tortoiseshell Coin Purse & Aide Memoire

French c1840
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A very fine cased set of matching tortoiseshell Coin Purse and Aide Memoire, the tortoiseshell facing panels inlaid with silver stars and silver and two colour gold pique work. The coin purse has a simple push down locking clasp and has a red silk interior with concealed central compartment and leather bindings. The aide-memoir is held together by a series of leather loops through which the original gilt metal pencil is inserted and has a purple velvet spine. The aide-memoir contains an original printed souvenir notebook and calendar within a red silk binding. The original fitted leather case has a retailers label to the base marked BUFFET Palais Royal.

French c1840.

Purse 8cm wide.
Aide-Memoir 9.5cm x 6.5cm.

Sold - £0.00

In fine original condition with no losses, chips, cracks, damage or repair, the leather bindings showing signs of age and one tortoiseshell panel just slightly warped.
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