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Early 19th C box veneered with figured rosewood inlayed with mother of pearl and white metal circa 1835.

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Reference: Sb113

Description:
Early 19th C box veneered with figured rosewood inlayed with mother of pearl and white metal and having an original tray fitted for sewing.

Origin: UK

Circa: 1835

Materials: 

Size: 25.3 cm wide by 16.5 cm by 11 cm:   9.9 inches wide by  6.5  inches by  4.3  inches.

Condition: Good overall, working lock and key (see detailed images).

 

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Inside the box retains its original liftout tray with divisions for spools and sewing tools. The blue paper is typical of the period.

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The top edges of the tray divisions are inlaid with a molded white metal line. 

 

 
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