Mirror Case


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Ivory mirror cases were usually carved in pairs to protect a polished metal disk within and then placed within a leather case. None survives with their original case, but this, together with its mate (17.190.247), represents a rare fitted pair.

Mirror Case, Elephant ivory, French

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