Antique 19thC Lacquer/Mother Of Pearl Sewing Box,Jewellery Box & Writing Slope.

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Seller: bisto6364 (5,002) 100%, Location: Sleaford, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 352709310268 FREE WORLDWIDE DELIVERY...... This is one of the finest examples of a LARGE 19thC papier mache table sewing cabinet, jewellery box and writing cabinet you will find’s just Amazing. SIZE approximately 31cm HIGH ~ 35cm WIDE ~ 28cm DEEP. WEIGHS a whopping 7.5kg. ITS A LARGE BOX. The Condition for its age is absolutely superb. See details below. A profusely hand decorated box with gilt highlighted mother of pearl flowers to all sides. See photos. The shaped domed hinged lid reveals a fully fitted interior, set with various mother of pearl darning implements including: 7 mother of pearl hand carved cotton reels, a mother of pearl wind-in tape measure. Pull out needle compartments, mother of pearl spare cotton holders. Please see photo of top, red velvet lined, interior The front opening doors reveal further drawers, on a serpentine base, with further gilt highlights. The First draw is an open draw lined with paper. The Second drawer is a velvet lined jewellery draw with six separate compartments fitted for various jewellery. The third draw is paper lined into four compartments. The fourth draw fully removes to become a stationary writing slope. An original inkwell,pen & stamp compartments complete this draw perfectly. Each draw is fitted with hand made mother of pearl handles. All secure and original. Inside the lid is an original label for Charles Nephew & Co Calcutta retailer's. Condition. The condition and look of the box is just superb for its age but it does have a few minor blemishes. The ribbon on the top level holding sewing tools is broken. See photo. The door lock has at some time been carefully removed. No key. No damage. See photo. Front left base has bump, see photo. Writing slope hinge one side detached. Please contact me if you would like further photos. Product: Box

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