Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 1/4 in. ( 8.9 x 6 x 0.6 cm )
engraved: in the reserve: "S. E. Cotheal" in script
Seamed silver card case; rectangular body with rounded corners and scalloped sides; hinged lid with bezel; engraved foliate scrolls in the corners, wheel turned wave decoration all over the body; c-scroll cartouche on the front center of the body engraved, "S. E. Cotheal" in script; no maker's marks.
This card case belonged to Sarah Ellen Hoppock (Mrs. Henry S. Cotheal) of New York, the grandmother of the donor.
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
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