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Antique walnut box inlaid with marquetry of light and stained woods circa 1890.

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Reference: JB229

Description:
Box veneered in walnut and inlaid in strips of geometric marquetry of light and stained woods circa 1890. The box has a refitted liftout tray.

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: UK

Circa: 1897 (dated brass plate)


Size: 30 cm wide by 22 cm by 14.5 cm:  11.8 inches wide by  8.6 inches by  5.7 inches.

Condition: Good overall working lock and key refitted tray and relined- see images.

 

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The box has a refitted liftout tray.

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Detail of the inlay: 

 

The box has been relined with marbled paper 

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The box has a refitted liftout tray.

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There is an inlaid initialed, and dated 1897 brass plate to the top framed with crossbandings of kingwood boxwood and ebony.  

 

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