Mid Victorian Amboyana Ladies Jewellery Box and Writing Slope c1860

£650.00

Product Code:23100710

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Description

Heading : Amboyana jewellery box and writing slope
Date : c1860
Period : Victoria
Origin :
England
Decoration : Bird eye maple box with amboyana edging inset with abalone and shell designs and vacant brass cartouche. The interior with plush vlevet lining and a vanity mirror. Tray with 13 compartments including one large one with cover. Tray lifts out to reveal two further compartments. There is a button to the interio which when pressed releases a leather lined writing slope with two inkwells and a pen tray.
Size :  18.9cm height. 30.8×22.5cm
Condition : Excellent. minor scuffs and wear. Working lock and key
Restoration : There is a small area of restoration to the front of the box to the bottom right hand side. A 0.5cm section of veneer has been restuck
Weight : 3682 grams

We have waxed lyrical in the past about our love of Victorian over engineering. this is yet another beautiful example of the genre.

Additional information

Weight4000 g

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