Antique French .800 Silver Sewing Needle Case, Etui, Gilt Vermeil
A lovely antique French .800 silver needle case etui enhanced in gold vermeil finish. Hallmarked with the French head of the wild boar in use from 1838 to indicate a silver content of .800/1000. The mark was typically used on small objects of at least 80% pure silver content, close to .925 sterling. In overall good condition with general wear commensurate with age and use. Measures 2 ¾” length.