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Antique Brass mounted burr chestnut box with liftout tray circa 1860.

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Reference: JB191

Description: Burr chestnut veneered box with gilded brass mounts and liftout tray.

Origin: UK.

Circa: 1860

Materials:

Size: 27.7cm wide by 20.1cm by 11.6cm:  10.9 inches wide by  7.9inches by  4.6 inches.

Condition: good overall, working lock and key.

 

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Inside the box is lined with printed cotton.

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Detail of the gilt brass mounts.

 

Detail of the gilt brass escutcheon.

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  Detail of the gilt brass carrying handle which is in the center of the top. The hinged handle is in the form of a stylized quatrefoil, four leafed clover to you and me.

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 Detail of the burr chestnut grain.

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