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Antique Regency box inlaid with stars and quatrefoils in brass circa 1815.

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Reference: JB169

Description:
Antique Regency rosewood box inlaid with brass accents having a liftout tray.

Origin: United Kingdom

Circa: 1815

Materials: rosewood and brass.

Size: 22.5cm wide by 16cm by 10cm:  9 inches wide by 6.3 inches by 4 inches.

Condition: good over all, working lock and key.

 

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In side the box there is a liftout tray. The box is partially relined with handmaid marbled paper and silk. 

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Detail of a corner. The inlaid brass accents are stars and lucky quatrefoils (four leafed clover to you and me) in stylized form. 

The brass contrasts with the highly figured rosewood.

 

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 The yellow is original. It was a very fashionable color in the Regency period. The handmade marbled paper although traditional is replacement.

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