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This is a stunning antique jewellery casket which dates back to the Regency period. It has a partially renovated exterior and a beautiful newly refurbished interior.
This casket has a beautiful Rosewood veneer and a stylish sarcophagus shape. It also has a lovely plinth base with beautiful moulded edges.
There is superb inlaid brass decoration to the front of the casket and a kite shaped inlaid bone escutcheon to the keyhole. The brass work features scrolling leafy vines. It is beautifully polished and set flush within the veneer.
There is inlaid brass stringing to the plinth of the casket which compliments the main brass decoration.
The casket has replacement cast brass feet which are from the Regency period. Our restorer has added these as the original feet were missing.
The casket has its original brass 'stop' hinges which hold the lid upright. It also has its original working lock and key.
The interior compartment has been fully refurbished. It has a new padded satin panel in its base and new satin linings to the walls. The satin is a beautiful deep crimson shade of red. The compartment is fairly large and deep, roomy enough to hold large pieces of jewellery such as bangles, watches and beads.
The inside of the lid has its original beautiful Rosewood panel.
This casket is in extremely good condition despite its 200 years of age. It is a solid weighty casket and it is structurally sound.
The Rosewood veneer is still lovely overall with only minor light age related wear.
All of the brass decoration is still present and securely inlaid.
The interior satin, being new, is in pristine clean unworn condition.
There is a small thin piece of moulding missing to the base of the left rear corner. This has been smoothed over and stained. This flaw is at the bottom and rear and hence is not overly noticeable.
There is slight movement to the front left foot but it is still secure.
The lock and hinges are still in good working order.
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 may malfunction from further age and use once boxes/caskets are purchased.
The lock will be checked prior to posting but please ensure it is still working as soon as you receive the casket.
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 casket is the right size for your requirements.
Length: 32.3cm (across plinthed base)
Width: 14.3cm (across plinthed base)
Height: 15.4cm (Including raised section to lid and excluding feet)
26.8 by 8.6cm with an 8.7cm depth.
This casket will be posted FREE within the UK by Royal Mail Next Day Special Delivery.
International Postage is by Royal Mail International Tracked and/or Signed For postage OR Parcelforce Global Priority postage. The service we will use will depend on the packed size and weight.
Please Note that a surcharge of £15.00 will be added to the £25.00 international postage fee for this casket, because of its size and weight. Please contact us BEFORE ordering so that we can add the surcharge for you.
Delivery is fast, within 3-5 working days to Europe and 5-7 working days to the rest of the world.
Please contact us for more details.
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