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Nécessaire Date: first quarter century Culture: German (probably Augsburg) Medium: Wood veneered with tortoiseshell and gold; implements of glass, ivory, and gold Dimensions: 3 x x 2 in.

Toilet set in original leather case Fourteen identified German (Augsburg) goldsmiths and other German artisans; Japanese (Imari) porcelain maker Date: ca. 1743–45 Medium: Gilt silver, hard-paste porcelain, cut glass, walnut, carved and partially gilt coniferous wood, blind-tooled and partially gilt leather, partially gilt steel and iron, textiles, moiré paper, hog's bristleJapanese (Imari) porcelain maker | Toilet set in original leather case | German, Augsburg | The Met

Toilet set in original leather case Fourteen identified German (Augsburg) goldsmiths and other German artisans;

Writing Set (Nécessaire), c. 1765  England, gold, agate, interior fitted with gold-mounted implements, mirror. © Cleveland Museum of Art

Writing Set (Nécessaire), c. 1765 England, gold, agate, interior fitted with…

Ivory Writing-Casket inlaid with gold & 39 ivory miniatures. Writing case made in Delhi, India, ca. 1887, Ivory with silver mounts, set with miniature paintings

An ivory writing-casket inlaid with gold and thirty-nine ivory miniatures. (Writing case)

Ivory WRITING-CASKET inlaid with gold & 39 ivory miniatures. Writing case made in Delhi, India, ca. Ivory with silver mounts, set with miniature paintings

Fashionable in eighteenth-century Europe were so-called nécessaires de poche (pocket necessaries)—small caskets made of precious materials and fitted with tiny implements for grooming, writing, or sewing

Fashionable in eighteenth-century Europe were so-called nécessaires de poche (pocket necessaries)—small caskets made of precious materials and fitted with tiny implements for grooming, writing, or sewing

Antique Russian Malachite Pietra Dure Jewelry Box, Casket, Box via Antiques & Uncommon Treasure

Antique Russian Malachite Pietra Dure Jewelry Box, Casket, Box

There are no words to describe how beautiful this is. === Antique Russian Malachite Pietra Dure Jewelry Box, Casket, Box via Antiques & Uncommon Treasure

The end of the XVIII century. Pocket set: mirror, tweezers, spoon ear cleaning, nail file and two bottles of perfume.

Nécessaire Date: third quarter century Culture: French Medium: Shagreen on wood; fittings of gold, porcelain, glass, and steel Dimensions: 3 x 2 in.

Nécessaire, Watchmaker: James Cox  (ca. 1723–1800)  Date: ca. 1770–72  Culture: English (London)  Medium: Case: moss agate, mounted in gold and set with diamonds, rubies, and emeralds; silver; Dial: white enamel, with frame pavé-set with paste jewels

Moss agate, mounted in gold and set with diamonds, rubies, and emeralds; Dial: white enamel, with frame pavé-set with paste jewels

Small Baroque Casket, Antwerp, 17th C. Wooden body with tortoiseshell and gilt bronze applications, Ivory feet. 6 x 9 x 6,5 cm.

Small Baroque Casket, Antwerp, C. Wooden body with tortoiseshell and gilt bronze applications, Ivory feet.

Superb 8" Antique French Gilt Bronze Jewelry Casket Box, Raised from theantiqueboutique on Ruby Lane

Superb 8 Antique French Gilt Bronze Jewelry Casket Box, Raised Enameled Jewels / Kiln Fired Enamel on Copper Plaques

1770 Portable Writing Set - "The tiny tortoiseshell box measures only 2½” by 1½” — so small it might have easily been carried in a lady’s reticule. It is lined in red velvet, and all the fittings are sterling silver. Inside is everything needed to pen a quick note, perhaps when traveling or otherwise away from pen and ink."

1770 Portable Writing Set - "Tiny tortoiseshell box measures only by

Traveling vanity c. late 1800's

A truly outstanding ladies dressing case in a large and beautiful coromandel veneered case with brass corners and brass inlaid decoration by Betjemann’s.

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