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Antique Regency gadrooned and brass inlaid Rosewood box with fitted jewellery tray, circa 1825.

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Reference: JB511

Description:
JB511: Antique box in the sarcophagus form. The box is veneered in figured rosewood and is inlaid in brass depicting stylized flora.  The fluid design of stylised flora is exceptionally fine. This is a spectacular box which encapsulates the best of the Regency era. The box stands on turned rosewood feet and has turned rosewood drop ring handles. The centre panel of the top is framed with gadrooning as is the pediment adding the architectural impact. The box has a lift out tray which has been relined . Circa1825.

Origin: UK

Circa:1825

Size: 28.3 cm wide by 21.8 cm by 14 cm:  11.1 inches wide by  8.6 inches by  5.5 inches.

Condition: Good over all working lock and key. See images

 

JB511: Antique box in the sarcophagus form. The box is veneered in figured rosewood and is inlaid in brass depicting stylized flora.  The fluid design of stylised flora is exceptionally fine. This is a spectacular box which encapsulates the best of the Regency era. The box stands on turned rosewood feet and has turned rosewood drop ring handles. The centre panel of the top is framed with gadrooning as is the pediment adding the architectural impact. The box has a lift out tray which has been relined . Circa1825. Enlarge Picture

Monumental shapes became popular during the early Regency period, as a result of the increased awareness in Europe, of Middle Eastern antique art and architecture. It stands on turned feet.

(See chapter 4 and Figures 66,67,68, 371, 372, 373, 374, 375, in our book Antique Boxes, Tea Caddies, and Society -- 1700--1880, ISBN: 0764316885  Antigone Clarke & Joseph O'Kelly, A Schiffer Book for collectors). 

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JB511: Antique box in the sarcophagus form. The box is veneered in figured rosewood and is inlaid in brass depicting stylized flora.  The fluid design of stylised flora is exceptionally fine. This is a spectacular box which encapsulates the best of the Regency era. The box stands on turned rosewood feet and has turned rosewood drop ring handles. The centre panel of the top is framed with gadrooning as is the pediment adding the architectural impact. The box has a lift out tray which has been relined . Circa1825. Enlarge Picture

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The box has a lift out tray which has been relined

There is a document wallet in the lid. The gold embossing of the framing is particularly fine.

 

This is a spectacular box which encapsulates the best of the Regency era. The box stands on turned rosewood feet and has turned rosewood drop ring handles.

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JB511: Antique box in the sarcophagus form. The box is veneered in figured rosewood and is inlaid in brass depicting stylized flora.  The fluid design of stylised flora is exceptionally fine. This is a spectacular box which encapsulates the best of the Regency era. The box stands on turned rosewood feet and has turned rosewood drop ring handles. The centre panel of the top is framed with gadrooning as is the pediment adding the architectural impact. The box has a lift out tray which has been relined . Circa1825. Enlarge Picture

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 The tray and the bottom of the box have been relined with hand marbled paper. further detachable velvet pads have been fitted making the box ideal for jewelery.

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