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Antique Figured Coromandel box inlaid with mother of pearl circa 1845.

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Reference: JB522

Description:
JB522: JB522: Antique figured coromandel box with rounded ebony edges, inlaid to the top and front with fine inlays of mother of pearl and white metal depicting stylized curved foliage. The box has a sprung drawer fitted for jewelry, and in the lid a document wallet. Circa 1845.

Origin:  Circa: 1840  Materials:

Size: 30.5 cm wide by 23 cm by 17.5 cm:  12 inches wide by  9 inches by  6.9 inches.

Condition: see pictures, good overall with working lock and key. 

 

JB522: Antique figured coromandel box with rounded ebony edges, inlaid to the top and front with fine inlays of mother of pearl and white metal depicting stylized curved foliage. The box has a  sprung  drawer fitted for jewelry, and in the lid a document wallet.  Circa 1845. Enlarge Picture

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JB522: Antique figured coromandel box with rounded ebony edges, inlaid to the top and front with fine inlays of mother of pearl and white metal depicting stylized curved foliage. The box has a  sprung  drawer fitted for jewelry, and in the lid a document wallet.  Circa 1845.  Enlarge Picture

Inside the box has a velvet lining.

The box has a  sprung  drawer fitted for jewelry. The drawer is held closed with a brass pin.

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Detail of the inlay.

 

 In the lid  there is a document wallet.

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The Lock plate is marked with V R and a crown. and the word "LEVER". The  VR stands  for Victoria Regina. 

 

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The box is inlaid to the top and front with fine inlays of mother of pearl and white metal depicting stylized curved foliage.

 

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 The escutcheon is made of mother of pearl. It is turned and carved.

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The box is inlaid to the top and front with fine inlays of mother of pearl and white metal depicting stylized curved foliage.

 

 

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 The mother of pearl inlay is particularly fine

 

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The box is inlaid to the top and front with fine inlays of mother of pearl and white metal depicting stylized curved foliage.

 

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