1891 Birmingham Sterling Silver Business / Calling Card Case by Fredrick Marson
Fredrick Marson, one of the most prolific and imaginative silversmiths of the 19th century, designed this exquisite piece in Birmingham, 1891. Handcarved in Acanthus leaf and scroll decoration, with a blank central cartouche to personalize it with your very own initials. Minor dings to corners. Can easily hold full size business cards, license, credit cards, currency, etc. Fully hallmarked with the maker's mark (FM), the anchor (Birmingham Town Mark), the lion passant (Sterling Standard), and an "r" (Year 1891). Made of 57.2 grams / 2.02 oz. Sterling Silver.