Shagreen box

The epitome of Art Deco chic, so much so that Linda, the heroine in Nancy Mitford’s “The Pursuit of Love” laments that she and her cousins will be hunted down as a lost generation in history, to be traced by their shagreen or Lalique ornaments.

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Before anyone sues me under the Trade Descriptions Act, I have to admit that this is actually a modern example from Louise Tramontano.

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