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Superb 1950s Quality Inlaid Vintage Jewellery Box
Code:   (JB446)

Superb 1950s Quality Inlaid Vintage Jewellery Box

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This is a beautiful high-quality vintage jewellery box with superb inlay to both the exterior and interior. It dates to the 1950s and is in wonderful condition.

The Exterior

This fabulous box is inlaid all over with a variety of beautiful hardwoods.

The lid has a stylish raised panel in the centre, surrounded by beautiful inlaid bands.

The front and back have inlaid triangular pieces of wood, all beautifully positioned to create a very decorative geometric pattern.

The sides have decorative chequered inlay.

The box has a beautiful streamlined design, reminiscent of designs from the 1930s Art Deco period. It is complete with its original high-quality butt hinges which allow the lid to extend back fully.

The bottom of the box has a hardboard panel.

The box stands slightly raised on its original feet.

This stunning box is a very fine example of the art of geometric marquetry inlay. The design of this box is reminiscent of the designs by the renowned New Zealand box and cabinet maker, William Norrie.

The Interior

The interior has stunning chequered inlay to both the storage compartment and the inside of the lid. The chequered pattern has been created by the beautiful positioning of large square pieces of colourful hardwoods.

A padded satin panel has been made for the compartment, to protect the jewellery of the new owner. The satin is a beautiful indigo blue shade. The back of the panel has a high-quality, durable paper covering. There is a lovely blue silk pull tab on the panel, which allows you to remove it with ease. The panel has been designed to be removed, in order to reveal the beautiful chequered inlay. It has been made by our wonderful skilled box restorer.

Our Jewellery Box Restorer

You can read about Jim, our wonderful box restorer, by visiting our About Us page.


This box is in excellent vintage condition. It has sound structure and no cracks or dents.

All of the inlay is present and intact.

The interior satin panel, being new, is in excellent clean unused condition.


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

Length:  25.5cm
Width:   15.0cm
Height:    9.0cm (including feet)

Interior Compartment:

23.0 by 12.5cm with a 6.2cm depth.


UK. This box will be posted FREE within the UK by Royal Mail Next Day Special Delivery.

International postage is £15 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.

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