Truly exquisite antique French silverplated Notepad, Embossed design, c. late 19th/early20th century
Magnificent embossed 'grotesque' design on the front with Art Nouveau vines on the back. The front medaillon is ready for engraving. Use the zoom feature to look closely at the superb detail on both the front and back.
An elegant notebook like this was made to be carried in a gentleman's coat pocket or lady's purse. A fine slim pencil slid out opening the lid for quick and easy note taking. Chatelaine notebooks are sometimes called a 'carnet de bal' or dance card.
This piece is exceptional in its size, design and condition; it even has its original pad of paper pad, including annotations in French by the original owner on a few of the pages.
This 'aide mémoire' is a truly rare treasure in beautiful condition filled of the romance and elegance of late 19th century France.
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Dimensions: 4 inches tall x 2.5 inches wide
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