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Antique rosewood box with liftout tray and drawer for jewelry. Circa  1845.

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Reference: JB556

Description:
JB556: Figured rosewood box  with inlay of white metal and mother of pearl escutcheon inside having a velvet lined liftout tray and side drawer of dovetail construction making box  ideal for jewelry. Circa 1845.

Origin: UK Circa: 1840  Materials: figured rosewood

Size: 27.7 cm wide by 19.5 cm by 16.2 cm: 10.9 inches wide by  7.7 inches by  6.4 inches.

Condition: see pictures; good over all The inside has been relined with marbled paper and velvet. working lock with key.

 

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The box has rounded edges.  

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 There is a plaque of mother of pearl inlaid in the centre of the top. 

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 Detail of the edges: the top and front are inlaid with a double line of white metal. There is a solid piece of rosewood to each edge which are rounded.

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The box has a working lever lock with key

 

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