Thomas Barton Tunbridge Ware Pin-Hinged Trinket Box c1875

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Product Code:23070628

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Description

Heading : Tunbridge ware pin-hinged trinket box
Date : c1875
Period : Victoria
Origin :
Tunbridge Wells. Kent
Decoration : Perspective cube pattern within keylines. geometric border pattern.
Size :  10.5 x 16.8 x 5.1cm
Condition : Excellent. no missing tesserae and only a little wear around the edges. The paper lining to the underside is somewhat worn
Restoration : None
Weight : 165 grams

This is the work of Thomas Barton. the use of green oak (which became more sparing as he got older. as in this instance) and the pin-hinged lid are the giveaways. Only Barton and his former employer Nye used them in the 19th century.

Additional information

Weight500 g

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