Victorian Castle Top Card Case Abbotsford and Windsor
An early Victorian sterling silver castle top card case by Nathaniel Mills, hallmarked Birmingham 1841. Rectangular with scrolling edge, beautifully chased and embossed with scrolling foliage, the centre embossed with a scene of Windsor Castle on the front and of Abbotsford House on the back. Engraved MEH, 3 7⁄8" (10cm) x 2.75" (7cm).
Abbotsford House is a historic country house in Scotland, on the south bank of the River Tweed. It was formerly the residence of historical novelist and poet Sir Walter Scott.
Windsor Castle is a residence of the British royal family in Windsor.