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Tunbridge Ware Floral Mosaic Trinket Box c.1870

Heading : Tunbridge Ware floral mosaic trinket  box
Date : c1870
Period : Edwardian 
Origin : Royal Tunbridge Wells, England

Decoration : Floral mosaic panel to lid framed with a geometrical band, a geometrical band runs around the sides of the box. 
Size :  14cm x 8cm x 4.4cm
Condition : The box is in excellent condition, twp very short cracks as at the back where the pins to the hinged lid have been inserted.  The original paper lining is worn and marked.
Restoration : None
Weight : 102g

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 heat. Do not oil or sandpaper it. All it requires is a light wax polish once a year and the occasional dusting to maintain in good order.

References:

 

Tunbridge Ware and Related European Decorative Woodwares – 3rd editionBy Brian Austen

 

The Story of Tunbridge Ware By Friends of Tunbridge Wells, Museum, Library and Art Gallery

 

 

 

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  • Product Code: 20062618
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  • £175.00


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