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Antique Flame Mahogany Flame Mahogany Sewing Box Circa 1815 

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Reference: Sb126

Description:
SB126: Antique Regency flame mahogany sewing box with tapered sides and pyramided top having turned mahogany drop handles and standing on turned bun feet. Inside the lid is lined with ruched blue silk framed with gold embossed leather. There is a document wallet behind. The box has a fitted liftout tray covered in the original blue paper and has silk covered supplementary covers circa 1815.  

Origin: UK

Circa: 1815

Size: 33.4 cm wide by 25.5 cm by 20 cm:  13.2  inches wide by   10 inches by  8  inches.

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SB126: Antique flame mahogany sewing box with tapered sides and pyramided top having turned mahogany drop handles and standing on turned bun feet. Inside the lid is lined with ruched blue silk framed with gold embossed leather. There is a document wallet behind. The box has a fitted liftout tray covered in the original blue paper and has silk covered supplementary covers circa 1815. Enlarge Picture

 

SB126: Antique flame mahogany sewing box with tapered sides and pyramided top having turned mahogany drop handles and standing on turned bun feet. Inside the lid is lined with ruched blue silk framed with gold embossed leather. There is a document wallet behind. The box has a fitted liftout tray covered in the original blue paper and has silk covered supplementary covers circa 1815.  Enlarge Picture

Inside the lid is lined with ruched blue silk framed with gold embossed leather. There is a document wallet behind. The box has a fitted liftout tray covered in the original blue paper and has silk covered supplementary covers

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The lid of the box has a ruched silk cover framed by gold embossed leather. It opens down as shown.

 

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The lid of the box has a ruched silk cover framed by gold embossed leather. It opens down as shown.

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Detail showing the drop ring handle. These are fragile(!) it is not a good idea to use them to actually carry or lift the box.

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