Antiques, Fine Art & Collectibles. Antique English Inlaid Mahogany Playing Cards Box Wood Edwardian Jewelry 1900s. DESCRIPTION Antique Edwardian era inlaid mahogany card holder box. Inlaid on the front with interlocking cards in brass and ebony abalone borders this snug rounded front drop box holds 5 separate sections internally. The box opens to reveal a central compartment for a deck of playing cards with 4 separate boxes representing the card suits of diamonds, spades, hearts and clubs. Each of these 4 boxes are made from a hardwood such as mahogany or rosewood being inlaid with mother of pearl on top. The lids lift off to reveal antique chits or tiles for gambling, which depending upon their shape will represent a denomination. This would make a great birthday, holiday or housewarming gift or addition to any gambling or bar area collection. MEASUREMENTS Card case measures 10.75″ long 6″ wide by 2.5 deep and altogether weighs 2lb 8oz. CONDITION The playing card case is in good condition and is ready to use (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description). Yesteryear Essentials is a local, independent family run antiques store in Los Angeles, CA. It was established in 2011 by me (Pearse) and my wife (Sinead). Whether you are looking to enhance your home decor or are an avid collector, we try to have something wonderful in stock for everyone. See our other items. The item “Antique English Inlaid Mahogany Playing Cards Box Wood Edwardian Jewelry 1900s” is in sale since Tuesday, July 9, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Decorative Arts\Woodenware\Boxes”. The seller is “pearsefee” and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Age: 1900-1940
- Color: Dark Wood Tone
- Country/Region of Origin: United Kingdom
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Style: Art Deco