Antique French .800 Silver Sewing Needle Case Etui, Mistletoe Pattern
Antique French .800 Silver Sewing Needle Case Etui, Mistletoe Pattern
Antique French .800 Silver Sewing Needle Case Etui, Mistletoe Pattern

Antique French .800 Silver Sewing Needle Case Etui, Mistletoe Pattern

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A lovely antique 19th century French .800 silver needle case etui embossed on both sides. Decorated with a repoussé pattern comprising of mistletoe. 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. Also bearing a silversmith's mark.