Tunbridge Ware Stamp Box with Isometric Cube Mosaic c1865

£55.00

Product Code:23020706

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Description

Heading : Tunbridge Ware – A Stamp Box with Isometric Cube Mosaic c1865
Date : c1865
Period : Victorian
Origin : Tunbridge Wells; England

Decoration : isometric cube pattern to the lid. bounded by continuous and banded key-lines. inside a pair of slightly broader continuous borders
Size :  4.0 x 3.4 x 1.6 cm
Condition : Excellent; some slight unevenness to the lacquer coating
Restoration : none
Weight :  9 grams

Notes : A small but perfectly-formed stamp box. the tesserae used to make the banded key-lines are tiny. and each of the four corners on both the top and bottom sections has its own inset jointing biscuit; the flange of the liner to the bottom is also chamfered; this quality leads us to believe it may have been made by Henry Hollamby. who used to excel in making particularly intricate stamp boxes;

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Weight50 g

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