Needle case

Object Number: 
INV.9785ab
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Mother of pearl
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 5/8 x 3/8 in. ( 6.4 x 1.6 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
inlayed: across top of lid: "And(illeg.). o. .N. Bell"
Description: 
Rectangular mother of pearl needlecase in the form of a box with a lid that slides out from grooves around the inner rim of the case, an inscription runs across the top of the lid, and there is a fan design at the outer end.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group