Antique silver from our inventory
Dance cards were created in the 18th century and enjoyed great popularity on the balls from the 19th century into the 20th century, especially on the carnival balls in Vienna.
The dance card was used to write down the names of the gentlemen who wanted to dance with her on a particular dance. The lavishly decorated cards were specially made for the occasion by the event host and presented to the women at the entrance.
Dance card cases were made especially for these cards.
Beautiful antique dance card case from England. Slim, rectangular shape, multi-profiled edge with chain. The wall is decorated with delicate tendrils and garlands. The ligated monogram of the owner is engraved on the back. marked; E.J. Trewitt & Sons, Chester 1912. Collectible!
Dimensions & details
- sterling silver 925 / -
- Weight 67.46 g
- Dimensions 9.5 x 6.3 cm
- Condition: very good!
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