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Antique Regency fully fitted rosewood sewing box with cut steel decoration Circa 1810
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Description:
Ref: 697SB
http://hygra.com/box/697SB-cut-steel 
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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