Small Vintage Sorrento Inlaid Jewellery Presentation Box

( JB578 )
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Beautiful vintage Italian jewellery box from Sorrento in Southern Italy. Mahogany stained veneer and beautiful marquetry inlay. The interior compartment has been fitted with a new padded velvet panel and pink cotton linings.

Small Vintage Sorrento Inlaid Jewellery Presentation Box


This is a small Italian jewellery box with beautiful marquetry inlay. It is the ideal shape and size for a bangle or alternatively, it can be used to house a small collection of jewellery. The box was made in Sorrento, Southern Italy and it dates to the 1970s/1980s.

The Exterior

This box is made of solid Olivewood. It has a lovely stained veneer and beautiful marquetry inlay to the lid. The marquetry features scrolling leafy vines that form a heart at the top. It also features mythological gryphon like creatures. There is lovely inlaid stringing around the marquetry and also around all four sides of the box.

The box has its original brass stop hinges that hold the lid upright.

The Interior

The interior has a single storage compartment that has been newly furbished. It has a new plump padded red velvet panel in the base and its walls have new pink cotton linings. The padding provides cushioned protection for jewellery.


This box is in lovely vintage condition. It has sound structure and only minor light wear, commensurate with age and use. There is a tiny piece of veneer missing at the bottom front left corner. This is barely noticeable.

The interior velvet panel and cotton linings are in unused condition, being new.


Please use the following measurements to ensure the box is the right size for your requirements.

Length:     9.5cm
Width:       9.5cm
Height:      3.5cm

Interior Compartment:

8.0 by 7.5cm with a 2.0cm depth.

There is an overall depth of 3.0cm (1.181 inches) including the space within the lid.


This box will be posted FREE within the UK by Royal Mail 1st Class Recorded Delivery.

International postage is £25 by Royal Mail International Tracked and/or Signed For postage. Delivery is fast, within 3-5 working days to Europe and 5-7 working days to the rest of the world. Delivery may be longer depending on the speed of your local postal service and/or if your package has to go through customs. Please note that we cannot deliver to international PO boxes as we use a secure insured postal service that requires a signature.

Customs and VAT fees

International customers are responsible for paying any applicable customs duties, customs clearance/handling fees and/or VAT. These fees are NOT included in the prices of our boxes or our postage fees.

Please visit our Orders & Delivery page for further details.

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