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Antique Burr Walnut Veneered Box with Sprung Drawer and liftout tray. Circa 1860.

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Reference: JB 157.

Description:
A richly figured burr walnut dome top box with liftout tray and  sprung drawer fitted for jewelry.

Origin: UK

Circa: 1860

Materials:

Size: 30.2cm wide by 27.8cm by 18cm:  11.9 inches wide by  10.9 inches by  7.1 inches.

Condition: Good overall; marks consistent with age. The liftout tray is a replacement. working lock and key.

 

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The lower drawer has its original lining and divisions.

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The drawer is released by pressing a button on the back facing midway between the hinges.  

When pressed the drawer springs out making a satisfying clunk.

There is a further velvet lined compartment under the tray.

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Detail of the lower drawer which is lined in silk and velvet. 

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 The figure of the burr walnut is particularly strong

 

 

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The walnut veneers on the sides are matched for figure.

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