A Lockable Tunbridge Ware Trinket Box with Floral Mosaic c 1875

Heading : Tunbridge Ware - A Lockable Trinket Box with Floral Mosaic c 1875
Date : c 1875
Period : Victorian
Origin : Tunbridge Wells; England - labelled for Thomas Barton (formerly Nye)

Decoration : A floral motif inset to a golden satinwood ground on the lid; enclosed by four continuous keyline strings; the whole set within broad darkwood veneer and a nine-square geometric band within banded keyline strings; all four sides with plain darkwood veneer (coromandel - more likely ebony); the floral motif and geometric banding feature many green oak tesserae in several colours - Barton's signature touch; interior with original lining paper (minimal staining); original textured paper and manufacturers label to the base
Size : 17.6 x 12.6 x 5.5 cm
Condition : Excellent; one or two missing tesserae; two small areas missing the veneer to the edge of the lid; tiny area of stained lacquer to one corner; box solid; no key
Restoration : none
Weight :  280 grams

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  • Product Code: 22022401
  • Availability: Sold
  • £235.00

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