Card case

Object Number: 
Z.2152
Date: 
1820-1880
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 2 5/8 x 3/4 in. ( 12.1 x 6.7 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: center, obverse: "JPS"
Description: 
Silver card case with lid hinges on one side, clasp fastener at opposite side; lid and case have flanged edges at the opening; overall design of vertical stripes of alternating waves and braids, monogram "JPS" center obverse.
Gallery Label: 
This was possibly the card case of John Peter Schermerhorn.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Harper Skillin, 1956
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group