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|Date:||1825 c - 1875 c|
|Maker:||F Stringer - View biography for F Stringer|
This ladies' visiting card case was made by F Stringer, one of the leading manufacturers of tortoiseshell products in Birmingham in the late nineteenth century. Birmingham was a thriving centre of production of luxury items such as tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl and silver, and all of these elements are combined in this exquisite card case.
|Production Period:||19th century|
|Place of Origin:||Birmingham, England|