Edmund Nye Large Tunbridge Ware Domed Top Opera Glove Box c1860

£450.00

Product Code:23031103

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Description

Heading : Edmund Nye large Tunbridge Ware opera glove box
Date : c1860
Period : Victoria
Origin :
Tunbridge Wells. Kent
Decoration : The lid has a central mosaic of Berlin woolwork oak leaves and a floral Berlin woolwork border. both are bordered by keylines. The side panels have Berlin woolwork floral decoration also within a keyline border.
Size :  11.5cmx13.4xmx42cm
Condition : Excellent. minimal wear and no tesserae losses. Both the lining to the base and the Nye label are immaculate.
Restoration : Professionally polished
Weight : 846 grams

This must have been intended for long ladies gloves. It is by far the largest example we have seen. There remains to this day an opera house in Tunbridge Wells. now converted into a Wetherspoons. but still used for operatic purposes each year.

Additional information

Weight2000 g

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