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Antique rosewood box with mother of pearl and abalone bandings Circa 1840

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Reference: JB513

Description:
JB513: Antique rosewood box inlaid with bandings in mother and abalone having a compartmentalized interior with lift out tray and sprung side drawer fitted for jewelry. There is a document wallet in the lid. Circa 1840.

Size: 30.5cm wide by 22.5cm by 17.2 cm:  12 inches wide by  9 inches by  6.8 inches.

Condition: Good overall see images

 

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The box has a compartmentalized interior with lift out tray and sprung side drawer fitted for jewelry. There is a document wallet in the lid.

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Detail of the mother of pearl and abalone banding.

 

The box is lined with mahogany. A new lift out velvet pad has been made for the space under the tray.

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Detail of the side drawer. The sprung drawer is held in place by a brass pin which can be seen in this image. 

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Document wallet in the lid.

 

 The box has a working lock and key.

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