Antique Regency fully fitted
rosewood sewing box with cut steel decoration Circa 1810
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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
by 7.9 inches by 5.5 inches.
original overall; working lock and key; see images
Keywords: Regency, sewing
box, silk, rosewood, cut steel, Woodstock, faceted steel, Reinhold
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