Rare Dance Calling Card Book with Mother of Pearl and Cloisonne Inlay - 1820's. This is a beautiful French Charles X ladies dance card book (carnetdebal or "dance card") from the workshop of Le Palais Royal with two central applied cartouches of cloisonne. The mounts feature gold gilt bronze engraved floral designs with eight depictions of Charles X mounted in the corners. The two applied enameled cartouches are typical Palais Royal motif. The front is engraved "Souvenir, " indicating that it was probably a Grand Tour luxury item.
The interior is silk-covered with two folding silk purses. All original pages depict different poses of women, with the original 1820's calendar in great condition. The original gold-filled engraved pencil is still present.
This is extremely hard to find, especially in this condition. DIMENSIONS: 3.5" x 2.5" x. The item "Rare Dance Calling Card Book with Mother of Pearl and Cloisonne Inlay 1820's" is in sale since Monday, September 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Other Antique Decorative Arts". The seller is "dtrantiques" and is located in Erie, Pennsylvania.This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Panama, Jamaica, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, Iceland, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Canada, South africa, Colombia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Sri lanka, Maldives, Oman, Reunion, Ukraine.