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This is a beautiful Victorian jewellery box dating to 1860/1870. It has a Rosewood veneer with Mother Of Pearl inlay and a beautiful fully refurbished interior.
This box has a wonderful Rosewood veneer which has a beautiful rich colour and superb figuration.
The lid has an iridescent Mother of Pearl cartouche and Mother of Pearl dotted roundels. There is a complimentary Mother of Pearl shield escutcheon to the keyhole.
The lid has a beautiful domed form and decorative inlaid pewter stringing between the roundels.
The cartouche is 'blind' and can be personalised with an engraved name or initials if desired. Your local key cutter can usually provide a reasonably priced engraving service.
The box is complete with its original working brass lock and key. It also has its original brass 'stop' hinges which hold the lid upright. The key is a lovely decorative shape.
There is a new felt covering on the bottom of the box which will protect the surfaces of furniture.
The interior has been beautifully refurbished by our skilled box restorer.
The base of the compartment has a new padded satin panel and there are new satin linings to the walls. The satin is a lovely sage green shade.
The inside of the lid has new quality paper linings. That to the centre is grey and white with floral motifs and that to the walls is textured and an apple green shade.
Our Skilled Box Restorer
You can read about Jim, our wonderful box restorer, by visiting our About Us page.
This beautiful box dates to 1860/1870. It is a high quality box which started life as a stylish ladies glove box. It would've sat on a dressing table, storing her expensive silk gloves. It is now a functional jewellery box alongside being a wonderful piece of social history.
This beautiful box is in excellent condition. It is structurally sound and has no damage.
All of the Mother of Pearl inlay is present and intact and the inlaid pewter stringing is still securely seated. There is minor light age related wear to the veneer.
The interior linings, being new, are in excellent pristine unused condition.
The hinges are still in very good working order and the box locks securely.
Notes About Antique Locks
We would like to make you aware that antique locks can suddenly malfunction at any time. They are already very old and will naturally have some wear from age and use. We are not responsible for locks that malfunction from further age and use once boxes are purchased. The lock will be checked again prior to shipping but please ensure it is still working as soon as you receive your box.
You can view our full returns policy which includes locks, by visiting our Payments And Returns page.
Please use the following measurements to ensure the box is the right size for your requirements.
22.2 by 6.7cm with a 3.2cm depth.
This box will be posted FREE within the UK by Next Day Special Delivery.
International postage is £25. Delivery is fast, within 3-5 working days to Europe and 5-7 working days to the rest of the world. Postage is by Royal Mail International Tracked and/or Signed For.
Please contact us for more details.
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