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Tunbridge Ware Jewellery Boxes, Trinket Boxes and Glove Boxes


Tunbridge ware jewellery and trinket boxes proved to be essential for any respected lady of the Victorian house and one trained in domestic skills including storage organisation.


The size of the jewellery collection dictated the size of the requisite jewellery box and the makers of Tunbridge ware provided ladies with a large selection of elaborately decorated boxes secured under lock and key to suit many pockets. Most were lavishly fitted with deep buttoned or pleated silk/velvet interiors fashioned to receive trays and compartments for necklaces, rings and watches as well as the option of a secret drawer.


Glove boxes of various rectangular forms with domed lids  were most popular the length of the gloves dictating the desired size. Smaller rectangular boxes fitted with perfume/cologne bottles were produced to be displayed on a dressing table.

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Thomas Barton Tunbridge Ware Handkerchief Box with Floral Lid c1890

Thomas Barton Tunbridge Ware Handkerchief Box with Floral Lid c1890

Thomas Barton took over the reins at "The Chalet" in 1863 having joined in 1836. His 27 year career extended into the 20th century, the factory closed in 1902/3 , leaving only Boyce Brown and Kemp as the last remaining producers who soldiered on

£190.00

Tunbridge Ware Rosewood Floral Decorated  Fob Watch Stand c1870

Tunbridge Ware Rosewood Floral Decorated Fob Watch Stand c1870

Tunbridge Ware Rosewood Floral Decorated Fob Watch Stand c1870

£90.00

A Fine Tunbridge Ware Trinket Box with Floral Decoration Thomas Barton c1870

A Fine Tunbridge Ware Trinket Box with Floral Decoration Thomas Barton c1870

A Very Fine Tunbridge Ware Rosewood Box with Floral Decoration Thomas Barton c1870

£95.00

Tunbridge Ware Rosewood Floral Decorated Folding Fob Watch Stand c1860

Tunbridge Ware Rosewood Floral Decorated Folding Fob Watch Stand c1860

Tunbridge Ware Rosewood Floral Decorated Folding Fob Watch Stand c1860. A fine rosewood bodied folding fob watch stand with blue velvet lining. Beautifully decorated with a central floral motif this stand folds away when not in use and is ideal for trave

£145.00

A Very Fine Tunbridge Ware Jewellery Box c1870

A Very Fine Tunbridge Ware Jewellery Box c1870

Two blue silk and velvet lined trays lift out. The orinal Thomas Barton label is on the shagreen base

£875.00

Thomas Barton Tunbridge Ware Glove Box c1870

Thomas Barton Tunbridge Ware Glove Box c1870

Has the Thomas Barton label

£225.00

Tunbridge Ware Floral Trinket Box c1860

Tunbridge Ware Floral Trinket Box c1860

A Tunbridge Ware box. Cover with floral design set within a geometric border. Original paper lining

£215.00

A Tunbridge Ware Box c1870

A Tunbridge Ware Box c1870

Widely attributed to Henry Hollamby, Tunbridge Wells. There is a gerat deal of poetic license in this depiction if truly is Muckross. When taking into consideration the fact that one of the greats of Gealic and jacobite poetry, Owen Roe O'Sullivan, is bur

£625.00

Tunbridge Ware Lidded Trinket Box c1840

Tunbridge Ware Lidded Trinket Box c1840

Tunbridge Ware Lidded Trinket Box. Simple mosaic butterfly or moth decoration on top panel

£135.00

Tunbridge Ware Box With Perspective Cube Design c1840

Tunbridge Ware Box With Perspective Cube Design c1840

Tunbridge Ware Box Perspective Cube

£125.00

Tunbridge Ware Marquetry Trinket Box With Hinged Lid c1840

Tunbridge Ware Marquetry Trinket Box With Hinged Lid c1840

The box has a hinged lid with a small turned wooden knob handle which has a minute section missing to the top. The interior of the box has a royal blue paper lining. The base lining is intact and exhibits appropriate wear

£115.00

Tunbridge Ware Floral Mosaic Trinket Box c.1870

Tunbridge Ware Floral Mosaic Trinket Box c.1870

One other piece with the same design that were in our possession carried a label for Henry Hollamby Once purchased, looking after your cherished piece of Tunbridge Ware is important. Keep it away from direct sunlight and away from direct sources of hea

£175.00

Tunbridge Ware Box With Perspective Cube Design c1840

Tunbridge Ware Box With Perspective Cube Design c1840

Tunbridge Ware Box Perspective Cube Design

£125.00

Tunbridge Ware Trinket Box c1870

Tunbridge Ware Trinket Box c1870

Tunbridge Waretrinket Box Turned Knob Handle

£115.00

Tunbridge Ware Box With Perspective Cube Design c1840

Tunbridge Ware Box With Perspective Cube Design c1840

Tunbridge Ware Box Perspective Cube

£125.00

Tunbridge Ware Floral Trinket Box  c1860

Tunbridge Ware Floral Trinket Box c1860

Tunbridge Ware became synonymous with the spa town Royal Tunbridge Wells in the 19th century as wealthy tourists flocked to take the waters, promenade along The Walks, now known as The Pantiles, and enjoy the local sights. The intricate tesserae designs

£185.00

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