Early Tunbridge Ware Pen Box c1840


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Heading : Tunbridge ware pen box
Date : c1840
Period : Victoria
Origin :
Tunbridge Wells. Kent
Decoration : Abstract tesselated mosaic to the centre with various conventional marquety bandings. The side panels decorarte with foliate tesselated banding within keylines.
Size :  19.4×6.2×5.5cm
Condition : Excellent. no missing tesserae and minimal wear. There is some lifting to the tesselated mosaics but this is very minor.
Restoration : The interior has been relined with marbled paper. Profesionally polished
Weight : 242 grams

A fantastic early example of tesselated wears. from the beautiful crossover period between conventional marquetry and the tesselated mosaics Tunbridge ware is best known for.

Additional information

Weight750 g


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