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

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Reference: JB137.

Description:
A Box veneered in well figured walnut and inlaid with parquetry to the top and front.  Inside is the original tray  which is fitted for sewing.

Working lock and key.

Origin: UK

Circa: 1880

Materials: walnut veneer on a pine structure.

Size: 9.8 x 6.6, 5.2 tall. 25cm x 17cm, 13.3cm tall.

 

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

 

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The inside: There is a tray fitted for sewing. The covers  and the padded back are in purple silk.

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Detail of the inlay band.

 

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