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Antique Pomade Box Small for Powder Pills Rouge Hand Carved Tortoise Shell Testudo Marginata

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Antique Pomade Box Small for Powder Pills Rouge Hand Carved Tortoise Shell Testudo Marginata

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$449.00


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Antique Pomade Box Small for Powder Pills Rouge Hand Carved Tortoise Shell Testudo Marginata

  • Small pomade, rouge, or powder box.
  • Hand sculpted tortoise shell with a pull off lid.
  • Gently twist and pull off lid.
  • The lid fits tightly on the box.
  • The lid is the original lid.
  • Vestiges remain of the original contents.
  • Not marked.
  • Originally from a travel case.
  • COUNTRY of Origin: Italy.
  • AGE: Fin XIXème ou début XXème
  • Exactly as shown in the detailed photos below.
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  • All the information you need to decide about a purchase is in front of you at the time of purchase.

SIZE:

  • This measures in diameter, as measured across the top of the lid, approximately 4,5 cm // 1.75 inches.
  • This measures overall in height, as measured from bottom to top with the lid on, approximately 2,5 cm // 1 inch.

ABOUT TORTOISE SHELL

  • The shell used in this particular piece is guaranteed to be from a Testudo marginata that died well over 100 years ago.
  • The Conservation status of the marginated tortoise (Testudo marginata) is that of Least Concern (IUCN 2.3).
  • Testudo marginata is a species of tortoise found in Greece, Italy and the Balkans in southern Europe.
  • The Testudo marginata is not now and never has been either endangered or threatened as a species. It wasn't when this was made and it isn't now.
  • A great many turtle species are endangered or threatened but not all of them.
  • Our reference is http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marginated_tortoise
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CONDITION:

  • By " antique " we mean over 100 years of age.
  • By " vintage " we mean between 50 and 100 years of age.
  • This item is made of matter and it is OLD; this means it is NOT NEW.
  • This is not a recent reproduction. It is not a recent copy. It is not a fake.
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There are signs of age or usage including but not limited to:

  • Vestiges remain of the original contents.
  • The variations in surface texture and in natural coloring were put there by Mother Nature.
  • There is overall surface wear.
  • There is overall oxidation.
  • There is perimeter wear and wear around all edges.
  • There are surface scratches.
  • CLEANED: No.
  • RESTORATION: No restoration.
  • MEASUREMENT VERIFIED: Yes.
  • There may also be something that we missed because we aren't specifically trained to see it.
  • We've not examined this microscopically.
  • We've not taken this apart or put this back together.
  • We've not subtracted anything nor added anything that was not already there.
  • We've not cleaned this.
  • This is COMPLETE.
  • The condition is good.
  • There's nothing functionally wrong with this.
  • The condition is exactly as shown in the gallery photos.
  • Look at all the gallery photos carefully and read this description carefully.
  • It is impossible to divine exactly what information a buyer might want.
  • It is the buyer's responsibility to carefully scrutinize a purchase before buying.
  • Please consider your purchase carefully.
  • We are happy to help in any way we can by answering your questions to the best of our ability and furnishing additional specifics upon request.
  • This is not sold on approval.
  • Ask your questions before you buy.

JOLIE PETITE BOÎTE ancienne sculpté par main de l’écaille de tortue.

  • Jolie petite boite à pilules, poudre ou autre, ancienne.
  • Sculpté par main de l’écaille de tortue.
  • Il n'y a pas de marque de fabrique.
  • Je n'en connais pas l'ancienneté exacte.
  • Dimensions: 4,5 cm de diamètre pour 2 cm d'épaisseur.
  • Petites rayures sur les bords, sinon bon état.
  • Frais de port en sus.
  • Merci de votre visite.














 

 

 


 


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