Lot 234
Two Shagreen Eyeglass Cases and Framed Medallion
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Late 19th century, the eyeglass cases with shagreen veneers, the larger in yellow green with tassel and bead decoration (6 5/8 in. larger case, without tassel and straps); the round medallion with pearl surround filigree scrolling designs with applied small round stones in malachite, lapis lazuli, coral, and larger carnelian at center, all mounted on a checkered bordeaux hue fabric backing within an ebonized frame, presented on a miniature brass table easel with ribbon pediment (9 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.).

Some light wear and a few hairlines to shagreen veneers; some residual adhesive on fabric around medallion.