Black leather and sterling silver chatelaine spectacle case

Catalogue Number: 2608
Black leather and sterling silver chatelaine spectacle case
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacle case
Corporation: White and Reynolds
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1909
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Chester, England
Publisher/Manufacturer: White and Reynolds
Description Of Item: Black grained leather chatelaine spectacle case, 160 x 40 mm, with blue velvet lining and sterling silver clasp. The front of the case is decorated in Arts and Crafts style, with an engraved silver band below the opening and two small blue-coloured enamel plaques. The clasp is also decorated with scrolled engraving and hallmarked for White and Reynolds and the date of manufacture
How Acquired: Donated by Michael Aitken, honorary archivist
Date Acquired: May 2015
Condition: Good although lining is worn
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 6 Drawer 1

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