Antique Regency shaped fully fitted rosewood sewing box the outside decorated with diamond faceted steel work decoration. The inside is finished in blue paper and silk. The lid is lined with ruched silk framed by a plain border. There is a document wallet behind. The compartmentalized lift out tray has four supplementary lids covered in brocaded silk with decorative pulls. The edges and partitions are accented with cast pewter bead work. The box has original period steel and embossed and chased silver sewing tools. These include scissors with sheath, stiletto, a combined wax-spoon and tweezers, a pin cushion in the form of a wicker basket tape-measure and thimble. Circa 1810.
Origin: UK ; Circa:
1810 ; Materials: .
Size: 28 cm wide by 20 cm by 14 cm: 11 inches wide by 7.9 inches by 5.5 inches.
Condition: good original overall; working lock and key; see images
Keywords: Regency, sewing box, silk, rosewood, cut steel, Woodstock, faceted steel, Reinhold Rucker Angerstein, Torston Berg, hygra, hygra.com
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