Both blend well and are difficult to see. The figuring on this box is just superb. Original engraved initials to the top cartouche.
Inlaid with mother of pearl and pewter stringing to the central cartouche and keyhole escutcheon. The front loading draw is sprung loaded and works well locking in place once closed. The internal push button to open this is in-between both hinges. The draw protrudes out slightly when closed.This is absolutely fine as it opens and closes perfectly. The hinges lock and top catch are silver gilt chased and engraved. The interior to the bottom draw is all original to the box and in very good condition considering the boxes early age.
The gold tooling around the compartments has survived in great order. Difficult to appreciate until you see it in front of you. IM PRETTY SURE THAT YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED. Box retains the original lock, top catch and hinges.Supplied with a silk tassel and Victorian key that FULLY LOCKS the box. Slightly fiddly but works well. YOU ONLY GET THIS TYPE OF QUALITY FROM US. Interior that boasts a later wooden tray finished to a superb standard that compliments. This has been relined in expensive. Material of the highest quality. The same as the interior of the box. All the added dividers within the top tray can be repositioned or removed if desired. The tray can hold many rings in an upright position. Underneath the additional tray and beneath the base of the box has also been lined in velvet to stop any scratches to other surfaces.
A superb box, and would make a fantastic gift. We have been antique dealers and restorers for the past 30 years. We have a wealth of experience.
We take pride in all our restorations, which are unique and fit in well with todays taste and style. What better way to store your valuables than within a unique piece of Victorian or Georgian history. As an investment for the. Future, our boxes will never loose their appeal or charm, and should with care last all our lifetimes and beyond.Please bear in mind that we try to give a reasonable account of restoration that's taken place, and try to highlight major points. The majority of our boxes are over one hundred years old. They are not new and may have antique marks, tiny missing pieces slight misalignment or shrinkage imperfections, and will have shown signs of fatigue. Its all normal for the age of any historic box. We try to restore to a good order but can not list every single mark. We are only to pleased to offer help.
We take a lot of pride and care in what we do, and have been dealers and restorers for over thirty years. ALL OUR PARCELS ARE WELL WRAPPED. These are fully insured and fully trackable. These will be fully insured and tracked. And will require a signature.
As this varies from country to country. ALL OUR ANTIQUE BOXES MAKE GREAT GIFTS. WONDERFUL LARGE EARLY 19C VANITY BOX HAS MANY USES.
The item "TERRIFIC EARLY 19C CORROMANDEL ANTIQUE JEWELLERY/VANITY BOX FAB INTERIOR" is in sale since Tuesday, September 12, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Woodenware\Boxes". The seller is "micky-2-socks" and is located in Essex.
This item can be shipped worldwide.