Large Antique Figured Walnut Parquetry and Mother of Pear Jewellery Box. Approx Dimensions: - 11 3/4 x 9 x 6 (300mm x 230mm x 150mm). Restored and re-polished (traditional method), features: All original hardware: hinges, brass lock and keep which is fully operational, and comes complete with a period key and a new tassel. Bottom (underside) is covered in black baize so wont mark polished surfaces.
Both Mother of Pearl escutcheon and cartouche are original. One small well matched veneer repair: right side, bottom-left, otherwise all is as when made over 130 years ago, in superb condition sympathetically restored bringing the box back to its former glory. Advice sheet on caring for your antique box included. Internally converted for use as a jewellery box, and is fully lined in quality maroon cotton velvet, along with the original red padded lid liner. Boasts a handmade solid Walnut tray which projects above the base of the box utilizing a portion the lid space, includes ten compartments and a triple row of ring holders (made by myself- a qualified Furniture Maker to exacting standards).
This would make a stunning and unique gift that embraces the charm of a genuine antique with the usability of a modern jewellery box. All aspects shown above, please examine closely as they constitute part of the description. The item "Large Antique Figured Walnut, Parquetry and Mother of Pear Jewellery Box" is in sale since Wednesday, October 24, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Woodenware\Boxes".
The seller is "alecgarner" and is located in Leicester, Leicestershire. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Canada, New Zealand, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland.