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About the object

A rare Victorian novelty silver Vesta Case made in the form of a Mussel Shell, with hinged flip-top lid and prick-dot and scratch engraved decoration to simulate a real shell. 

By Charles Boyton, London, 1863

Dimensions

H 52 mm (2.05 inches), W 30 mm (1.18 inches), D 17 mm (0.67 inches)

Weight

17.00 Grams (0.55 troy ounces)

Condition report

In good condition with no damage or repair

Stock number

VGU5