DESCRIPTION Antique Victorian wooden jewelry safe box. Rosewood veneered ladies keep safe box is beautifully and exquisitely decorated with red plush crushed velvet and red moroccan leather internally. Made around the late 19th century this antique rosewood box retains its original secret drawer which is released when the brass staff is taken out of the inside panel. When the inside of the lid is opened it reveals a hidden document holder for a billet doux or secret correspondence.The mother of pearl inlay on the top escutcheon is embellished with the previous owners initials AA, the key escutcheon is also made from mother of pearl. A perfect addition to your eclectic home decor or a fabulous gift idea. This would suit any boudoir as a keep safe or jewelry box in any antique or vintage style property. MEASUREMENTS The box measures 11.75" long by 9" deep by 7 tall and weighs 6lb 10oz.
CONDITION The box is in good condition considering age and use, there is an old split in the lid along with a small piece of veneer missing from the side of the box where the secret drawer opens - please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description. Please note that there is no key with this box. All our items are vintage/antiques and most have had decades of use. You should assume these are present unless we specify otherwise here at the beginning of the condition report. Please do not hesitate to request additional photographs should you wish to inspect the item in more detail before purchasing it or if you have any questions at all that are not answered in my description.
I normally respond to enquiries very quickly. I reserve the right to sell or re-list items not paid for within 48hrs. Each item is packed very carefully to make sure it gets to you in excellent condition. Once the value of the item has been exhausted through storage costs, I reserve the right to relist and re-sell the item.We will of course provide an invoice or bill of sale, etc, that may be needed for you to file your claim. We are happy to help assist in any way we can and look forward to your questions.
I find new and wonderful treasures all the time so if you are looking for something specific - let me know or if you have any general questions don't hesitate to shout. The item "Antique Victorian Jewelry Box Rosewood Vintage Wooden Safe w Secret Drawer" is in sale since Monday, January 09, 2017.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Jewelry Boxes & Organizers\Jewelry Boxes". The seller is "pearsefee" and is located in Los Angeles, California.
This item can be shipped worldwide.