ANTIQUE BOX W/SHELL CAMEO AND CORAL CABOCHON JEWELS

WOW!!!

YOUR ARE BIDDING ON A RARE 1915-1930'S FILIGREE & JEWELED BRONZE FINISHED BRASS PRESENTATION BOX FROM LA TAUSCA PEARLS WITH A

SHELL CAMEO AND CORAL CABOCHON JEWELS

This exquisite box was found at a local estate sale and in good condition, the inside is lined in ivory silk and it has definitely been used by previous owner, a little dirty, BUT the BEAUTY of this piece is the outside, the filigree work, the CAMEO and CORAL CABOCHON JEWELS are just MAGNIFICANT

THIS WOULD MAKE A WONDERFUL ADDITION TO ANY CAMEO LOVER OR VINTAGE JEWLERY BOX LOVER!!!

La Tausca Pearls was a trade name for high quality faux pearls used by three different companies: Maurice J. Karpeles, L.Heller & Son Inc and Martin Low & Taussig, Providence RI. This trade name was in use from around 1915 as it was first seen in a Albert Walker jewelry catalog. Then in 1956 it merged with Deltah Pearls and became Heller-Deltah. The La Tausca division was later bought by Arlan Jewelry Co.The main La Tausca store dealt in fine jewelry and was located on Fifth Avenue, New York City.

The high quality faux pearls were sold in filigree & jeweled bronze finished brass presentation boxes (jewel caskets) in the 1915-1930s. In rare cases a few boxes had both a shell cameo and jewels on the lids. These boxes
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