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A Shaped Rosewood box with Mother of Pearl inlay having a velvet lined lift-out tray Circa 1840.

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Reference: JB 142.

Description:
A Shaped  well figured Rosewood box with Mother of Pearl and white metal inlay.

Inside there is  a replacement velvet lined lift-out tray .

Origin: United Kingdom

Circa: 1840

Materials: Rosewood mother of pearl 

 

A Shaped Rosewood box with Mother of Pearl inlay having a velvet lined lift-out tray Circa 1840.

Size: 11.8 inches wide, 9 inches deep by 5.5 inches tall: 30.5cm x 22cm 14cm tall

Condition:  overall good. working lock and key replacement velvet lined tray. The molded pediment at the base is a replacement. 

 

 

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

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The top view: the mother of pearl inlay is symmetrically laid out. The contrast of the iridescent pearl is contrasted with the dark rosewood 

 

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

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 There are original carrying handles in the form of lion masks on the two sides. 

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 There are original carrying handles in the form of lion masks on the two sides. 

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 The top view: the mother of pearl inlay is symmetrically laid out. The contrast of the iridescent pearl is contrasted with the dark rosewood. 

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