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A Georgian solid mahogany box of Pyramid inspired shape on turned feet Circa 1810.

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Reference: JB 140

Description:
A Georgian solid mahogany box of Pyramid inspired shape on turned feet Circa 1810. The form is characteristic of the second phase of neo classicism, which drew its inspiration from the monumental structures of Egypt.

Origin:
United Kingdom.

Circa: 1810.

 

A Georgian solid mahogany box of Pyramid inspired shape on turned feet Circa 1810.

The pyramid top is made from one piece of wood. The resulting grain pattern is very particular. It has a rich glowing patina. 

Materials: Mahogany

Size: 15.3" wide by 10.2" by 6.3" tall including feet: 39cm wide by 26cm by 16cm. 

Condition: Good overall replacement liftout tray. Original lock with working replacement key.

 

 

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AThe inside of the box has been relined with velvet and handmade marbled paper.

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 The inside of the box has been relined with velvet and handmade marbled paper.

 

 

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