ALL ARE GUARANTEED TO BE IN EXCESS OF 100 YEARS OLD. Because our boxes are GENUINE ANTIQUES and we furnish every one with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Please bear in mind our boxes are antique so any marks and/or minor repairs are commensurate with age and are part of the life and history of any antique. Wherever possible we endeavour to retain the original interiors and try not to over-modernise. Often, however, interiors are in. Un-usable and un-saleable states so we refurbish as sympathetically as possible thereby keeping the integrity of the box.
We also try not to over-restore box exteriors thereby taking away the character. Whilst we make every endeavour to ensure the information we give is accurate, we can only work within the limits of provenance available and our own experience and expertise. THIS IS A SUPERB AND EXQUISITE GEORGE III KINGWOOD BOX. A LARGE BOX WITH AN UNUSUAL SARCOPHAGUS SHAPE. IT HAS THE ORIGINAL LION MASK HANDLES AND ORIGINAL BRASS BALL FEET.
THE BOX IS DECORATED ON ALL FOUR SIDES WITH TULIPWOOD BANDING. BOXWOOD & EBONY STRINGING AND CROSSBANDED IN KINGWOOD. CONSIDERING THIS BOX IS APPROX 228 YEARS OLD IT IS IN BEAUTIFUL AND AMAZING CONDITION.
THE KITE SHAPED KEY ESCUTCHEON IS BONE. THE COMPARTMENTALISED LIFT-OUT TRAY WITH A RING SLOT IS A REPLACEMENT. THE TRAY AND BOX HAVE BEEN LINED IN GEORGIAN RED ART PAPER IN KEEPING WITH THE ORIGINAL. THE HINGES AND KEEP ARE ORIGINAL.
THE LOCK IS ORIGINAL WITH A GEORGIAN KEY (FULLY WORKING). To enable you to preserve your treasures and/or secrets whether it be jewellery, documents.
Specimens or anything of sentimental value. CONTENTS OF THE BOX FOR DISPLAY ONLY. All sizes are APPROXIMATE but only to one or two millimetres.
Please study the dimensions carefully to enable you to visual the box size. Length - 14.1/4 inches (36.3 cms).Height - 6.1/2 inches (16.5 cms). Depth of Tray - 1.1/8 inch (3 cms). Depth Under Tray - 2.5/8 inches (6.5 cms). PHOTOGRAPHS FORM AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THE DESCRIPTION SO PLEASE CHECK THEM CAREFULLY AND USE THE ZOOM FACILITY FOR YOUR CONFIDENCE. WHILST WE ENDEAVOUR TO BE AS ACCURATE AS POSSIBLE SOME OF THE PHOTOGRAPHS MAY VARY IN COLOUR. ALL OUR ITEMS ARE DESPATCHED'SIGNED FOR. USA & CANADA & OTHER ZONE 1. The item "ANTIQUE GEORGE III KINGWOOD DOME TOP JEWELLERY/SEWING/COLLECTORS BOX. C1790c463" is in sale since Friday, April 13, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Woodenware\Boxes". The seller is "eleshiva" and is located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire. This item can be shipped to all countries in Europe, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand.