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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1060082: Antique Victorian Rosewood Jewellery Case/ Lady's Work Box Inlaid With Mother-of-pearl

Antique Victorian Rosewood Jewellery Case/ Lady's Work Box Inlaid With Mother-of-pearl

£240    $313    €286
Victorian rosewood lady's work box inlaid with brass bands and mother-of-pearl roundels. The key escutcheon is rhombus-shaped and the centre of the lid is decorated with a beautiful mother-of-pearl medallion in a scrolling foliate design. The box opens to reveal a lift-out tray with storage space underneath it. The interior of the lid has a drop-down letter compartment that is lined with red silk at the front. Near the lock is a pull-out brass pin that releases a drawer in the lower part of the box.
 
Very spacious case that would be the perfect size for a jewellery box. Rich and warm patina to the wood that has a beautiful grain.
 
Made in England, c. 1880’s.
 
2192 g
 
16 cm tall
 
30.5 x 22.5 cm
 
Very good antique condition. Some losses to exterior veneer and surface cracks appropriate to age and use; horizontal surface crack to lid; small losses to the brass inlay at the front; small losses to the nacre inlay at the centre of the lid; small panel of replaced veneer at the front and back; veneer raised along the edge of the left side; part of the brass mechanism to the interior of the lid absent; cracks along the joints of the pull-out tray; crack to base; deep scratch to back; small tear to the paper corner of the letter compartment.
 
Internal Reference: 2944
Antique Number: SA1060082
Dateline of this antique is Victorian
Height is 16cm (6.3inches)
Width is 30.5cm (12.0inches)
Depth is 22.5cm (8.9inches)
Antique #SA1060082, showcased on this page, originates from the victorian Era. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
   The Victorian Era   
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