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century gold thimble & case. Custom cases that fit perfectly for delicate objects...don't make them like that anymore. Sigh.

A 19th century ivory and gold toothpick box: of rectangular outline, the hinged lid of plaited design with hair plait inset panel, and mirror plate to the interior, 7.75cm. long.

A 19th century ivory and gold toothpick box: of rectangular outline, the hinged lid of plaited design with hair plait inset panel, and mirror plate to the interior, 7.75cm. long.

English Antique George III ivory and gold toothpick holder

English Antique George III ivory and gold toothpick holder

A sumptuous oblong ivory and gold piqué toothpick case from the era of George III.   The lid is set with braided hair covered by a gold cipher "MAH" under bombé glass, a memento of mourning or remembrance, framed in facetted gold.  Each side is decorated in tiny gold pique in a feather-like pattern suggesting wings, or eternity.  The edge is similarly decorated.  The interior holds its original green velvet lining and leaded mirror.  The box is in rare perfect condition; so often the ivory…

A sumptuous oblong ivory and gold piqué toothpick case from the era of George III. The lid is set with braided hair covered by a gold cipher "MAH" under bombé glass, a memento of mourning or remembrance, framed in facetted gold. Each side is decorated in tiny gold pique in a feather-like pattern suggesting wings, or eternity. The edge is similarly decorated. The interior holds its original green velvet lining and leaded mirror. The box is in rare perfect condition; so often the ivory…