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PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTION

A Continental silver mounted tortoiseshell cased gentleman's shaving set, unmarked, Spanish or Portuguese, circa 1740
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395

PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTION

A Continental silver mounted tortoiseshell cased gentleman's shaving set, unmarked, Spanish or Portuguese, circa 1740
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Details & Cataloguing

Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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A Continental silver mounted tortoiseshell cased gentleman's shaving set, unmarked, Spanish or Portuguese, circa 1740
the tortoiseshell case with rococo chased silver mounts and handle, the interior with similar flat-chased silver mounted implements, including: a tortoiseshell mirror, 17.3cm., 6 3/4 in. high, a stone strop, a tortoiseshell double comb, a pair of scissors with steel blades, and seven tortoiseshell handled cut-throat razors, six of the later folding steel blades etched: 'HARWOOD & Co [of Sheffield] / WARRANTED', one stamped 'BERNARDO'
case 34.4cm., 13½in. high
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Catalogue Note

A similar case, with marks for Barcelona 1749, is illustrated in José M. C., Valdovinos, Platería Antigua Española y Virreinal Americana (Siglos XV-XIX), Cajamurcia, 2019, pg. 214. no. 90. Another case, also Barcelona, was sold in the David-Weil Collection, Ader, Picard, Tajan, Paris, 4 May 1972, lot 208. A further case, in shagreen rather than tortoiseshell, and catalogued as possibly Portuguese, was sold from the collection of Carl Desantis, Sotheby's, New York, 4 November 2011, lot 272.

Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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London