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Antique large Victorian box veneered in burr walnut Circa 1860.

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Reference: JB417

Description:
JB417: A very large Victorian box veneered in burr walnut of exceptionally dense figure displaying the ripples and swirls naturally occurring in parts of the log obtained from carefully coppiced wood near the stump of the tree. The box has a superior hinge which deals with the weight of its size. When open it is supported by rounded links within the hinges. The box has been fitted with two lift out trays. Tiny chips and some dents to the veneer seen when the box is closely examined. They disappear into the complex figure when overviewed. Bramah working lock and key. Circa 1860.

Origin: UK

Circa: 1860

Size: 34.8cm wide by 27.8 cm by 20 cm:  13.7 inches wide by  10.9 inches by  7.8 inches.

JB417: A very large Victorian box veneered in burr walnut of exceptionally dense figure displaying the ripples and swirls naturally occurring in parts of the log obtained from carefully coppiced wood near the stump of the tree. The box has a superior hinge which deals with the weight of its size. When open it is supported by rounded links within the hinges. The box has been fitted with two lift out trays. Tiny chips and some dents to the veneer seen when the box is closely examined. They disappear into the complex figure when overviewed. Bramah working lock and key. Circa 1860. Enlarge Picture

 

JB417: A very large Victorian box veneered in burr walnut of exceptionally dense figure displaying the ripples and swirls naturally occurring in parts of the log obtained from carefully coppiced wood near the stump of the tree. The box has a superior hinge which deals with the weight of its size. When open it is supported by rounded links within the hinges. The box has been fitted with two lift out trays. Tiny chips and some dents to the veneer seen when the box is closely examined. They disappear into the complex figure when overviewed. Bramah working lock and key. Circa 1860. Enlarge Picture

The box has a superior hinge which deals with the weight of its size. When open it is supported by rounded links within the hinges.

The box has been fitted with two lift out trays.

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The box has a superior hinge which deals with the weight of its size.

When open it is supported by rounded links within the hinges. 

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The lock-plate is stamped with:

 a crown and J Bramah, 124 Picadilly.

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 The key is original Bramah.

 

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The box has a superior hinge which deals with the weight of its size.

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The burr walnut of is of exceptionally dense figure displaying the ripples and swirls naturally occurring in parts of the log obtained from carefully coppiced wood near the stump of the tree.

 

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