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Antique Early 19th C Brass Edged figured Rosewood Box  with Bramah Lock Circa 1820.

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Reference: JB418

Description:
JB418: Early 19th century box veneered in exceptionally strongly figured rosewood. The box is edged in rounded brass and further enhanced with a line of brass stringing and elegant side handles. The inside facings of the box are also enhanced with fine brass stringing. The hinge is most unusual, of a rounded form reminiscent of the Scottish hinge structure. The interior retains its original leather covered tray which has had velvet covers added to the bottom of the sections. A removable velvet cover has also been made for the back lid. Working Bramah lock and key. Circa 1820. 

Origin: UK

Circa: 1820.

Size: 32 cm wide by23.2 cm by 14.8 cm:  12.6 inches wide by  9.1 inches by 5.8 inches.

 

JB418: Early 19th century box veneered in exceptionally strongly figured rosewood. The box is edged in rounded brass and further enhanced with a line of brass stringing and elegant side handles. The inside facings of the box are also enhanced with fine brass stringing. The hinge is most unusual, of a rounded form reminiscent of the Scottish hinge structure. The interior retains its original leather covered tray which has had velvet covers added to the bottom of the sections. A removable velvet cover has also been made for the back lid. Working Bramah lock and key. Circa 1820. Enlarge Picture

 

 JB418: Early 19th century box veneered in exceptionally strongly figured rosewood. The box is edged in rounded brass and further enhanced with a line of brass stringing and elegant side handles. The inside facings of the box are also enhanced with fine brass stringing. The hinge is most unusual, of a rounded form reminiscent of the Scottish hinge structure. The interior retains its original leather covered tray which has had velvet covers added to the bottom of the sections. A removable velvet cover has also been made for the back lid. Working Bramah lock and key. Circa 1820. Enlarge Picture

The interior retains its original leather covered tray which has had velvet covers added to the bottom of the sections. A removable velvet cover has also been made for the back lid.

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Working Bramah lock and key. 

The lock plate is stamped with a crown, and "LATE J BRAMAH 124 PICADILLY
J.T. NEEDS 100 NEW BOND STREET

This form of marking  (1875 ) is later than the box which is circa 1820.

 

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The interior retains its original leather covered tray which has had velvet covers added to the bottom of the sections. 

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The inside facings of the box are also enhanced with fine brass stringing. 

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