19th Century Tortoiseshell Calling-Card Case by Lund of London
A Very Fine 19th Century Tortoiseshell Calling-Card Case by Lund of London, Circa 1840
The rectangular case having an ivory interior and a richly figured tortoiseshell exterior inlaid with remnants of sterling silver stringing, fitted with a hinged & sprung top mounted with a sterling silver monogram lozenge. The interior edge stamped with makers marks, LUND CORNHILL LONDON
Dimensions 4.25” x 3.8” x .5”
Thomas Lund first established his business in 1804 and was a well-known London maker of fine quality fitted cases & boxes. In 1814 he moved his business to 57 Cornhill and was later joined by his son William in 1835.
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