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georgian sarcophagus tortoiseshell sewing box


Georgian Sarcophagus Tortoiseshell Sewing Box.


£1,550 | $2,160 USD | €1,806 EUR
Item Number: SA787161
Date of manufacture: Georgian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Mostly Boxes
This antique has been viewed 40 times in the past week with the most views from France.


Georgian Sarcophagus Tortoiseshell Sewing Box.
An outstanding Anglo Indian Tortoiseshell sewing box dating back to c.1820. The sewing box is Bombay / sarcophagus in shape with a wonderful scallop top. Sitting on four horn ball feet, with a horn flower piece to the top. The box is edged in Anglo Indian ivory.
The box houses a sandalwood interior, the back of the inside lid Comes down the space is used to store several sewing patterns. The original fitted tray and lids are ivory and tortoiseshell featuring several sewing implements such as a tape measure within a basket , sewing reels, winders, some ivory sewing tools, needles and a tortoiseshell thimble. Left the tray out to uncover knives, forks, bobkins and a purse amongst a few other things.
The lock works but unfortunately we are unable to find a key to work it.
Overall it is in superb condition apart from a few minor cracks which do not spoil it at all. A real rarity.
24 x 18 and stands 30 cm high.
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Georgian.


Height = 30 cm (11.8")
Width = 24 cm (9.4")
Depth = 18 cm (7.1")

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