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 RARE VICTORIAN.
AMBOYNA BURR WOOD DOME TOP BOX. IT HAS A REALLY LOVELY RICH PATINA. There are two very old veneer repairs - viewing from the front of the box you will see there is. One on the right-hand side at the bottom front and another on the left-hand side at the bottom back.
These in no way whatsoever detract from the aesthetics of this beautiaul box. THE BRASS SHIELD CARTOUCHE IS UN-ENGRAVED.THE LOZENGE KEY ESCUTCHEON IS ALSO BRASS. THE COMPARTMENTALISED LIFT-OUT TRAY IS A REPLACEMENT AND. THE TRAY AND BOX ARE LINED IN TERRACOTTA ART PAPER. THE PADDED LID IS COVERED IN CHAMPAGNE CRUSHED VELVET. THE BRASS HINGES ARE NEW.
THE LOCK IS ORIGINAL WITH KEY - FULLY WORKING. To enable you to preserve your treasures and/or secrets whether it be jewellery, documents. Specimens or anything of sentimental value. THE BASE COVERING IS NEW GREEN HESSIAN. Wherever possible, however, we do endeavour to keep the original base covering.
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 - 11 inches (28 cms). Height - 4.1/4 inches (11 cms).
Depth of Tray - 1.1/8 inch (3 cms). Depth Under Tray - 1.3/4 inches (4.5 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 VICTORIAN RARE AMBOYNA BURR WOOD JEWELLERY/SEWING BOX.C1880 (C480)" is in sale since Wednesday, August 1, 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.