2018-07-12 / News Briefs

For What It’s Worth


– Federico Santi, partner, Drawing Room Antiques, 401-841-5060 – Federico Santi, partner, Drawing Room Antiques, 401-841-5060 A visitor recently brought in a small silver case inquiring of its age and use. Sliding open, the case reveals 5 very thin ivory leaves. This small monogrammed object was used by a lady at a formal cotillion to write the name, in pencil, of the dance partner and musical number. The pencil notation could easily be removed and case could be used again and again. This “Gilded Age” era collectible is valued at $150.

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