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Tunbridge Ware 'Perspective Cube' Parquetry Box

Heading : Tunbridge Ware 'Perspective Cube' Parquetry Box
Date : 1830-1840
Period : George IV- Victoria
Origin :  Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England

Decoration : 'Perspective Cube' parquetry pattern to lid
Size :  6.5cm x3cm x 4.2cm
Condition : Excellent
Restoration : Professionally cleaned and polished
Weight :  32g

The wood used for this box has a lovely sheen and the tesserae on the lid that make up the ‘perspective cube’ have good golden hues. The parquetry design used on this item was very popular with Tunbridge Ware manufacturies during the early part of the 19th Century.

 

 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 edition- Brian Austen

 

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

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  • Product Code: 20062626
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  • £75.00


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