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Victorian walnut veneered box inlaid in strips of geometric marquetry circa 1880

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Reference: JB

Description:
A
box veneered in walnut and inlaid in strips of geometric marquetry of light and stained woods.

It has its original lining  and tray. paper. 

(See our book Antique Boxes, Tea Caddies, and Society -- 1700--1880, ISBN: 0764316885  Antigone Clarke & Joseph O'Kelly, A Schiffer Book for collectors Chapter 6 and figures 98, 99, 100).


Origin: United Kingdom

Circa: 1880

Materials: Pine construction with walnut veneer and inlay in many woods

Size: It measures  10inches wide  by  inches 6.6deep and it is  4.4 inches  high: 25.2cm wide by 16.8cm deep by 11.3cm high.

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The divisions of this tray are designed  for sewing. The separations give an inspired space for jewelry or life icons. 

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