This object is eligible for a Certificate of BADA Provenance

A rare Victorian silver castle-top Card Case of shaped rectangular form with foliate scroll engraved decoration, the reverse with a shaped oval cartouche, the front with a shaped panel engraved with a view of Buckingham Palace after Edward Blore's alterations to the east (front) elevation completed in 1850. 

By Alfred Taylor, Birmingham, 1854


H 100 mm (3.94 inches), W 70 mm (2.76 inches), D 5 mm (0.20 inches)


60.00 Grams (1.93 troy ounces)

Condition report

In good condition with no damage or repair, there is some slightly 'dishing' to the case.

Stock number

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