Antique French Step Fronted Thuya Burr, inlaid Jewellery Box. Approx Dimensions: - 11 1/4 x 4 x 5 (285mm x 210mm x 125mm). Restored and French polished (traditional method), features: All original hardware: brass hinges and quadrant stays (which hold the lid upright), brass lock and keep which is fully operational, and comes complete with a replacement key and a new tassel.
Bottom (underside) is covered in black baize so wont mark polished surfaces. A couple of tiny veneer repairs to the left-hand back corner, and some cosmetic work to the ebonised veneer to the back of the complex cartouche, otherwise all the inlay is intact and original. 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 black cotton velvet and bookbinders leather effect paper.
Boasts a handmade solid mahogany tray which projects above the base of the box utilizing a portion the lid space, includes 10 compartments and a double set of ring holders (made by myself- a qualified Furniture Maker to exacting standards). Also housed in the lid is a (remade) fold down flap for storing paperwork. All aspects shown in images, please examine closely as they constitute part of the description. The item "Rare Antique French Step Fronted Thuya Burr & Tulipwood, inlaid Jewellery Box" is in sale since Saturday, November 9, 2019. 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 all countries in Europe, United States, Japan, Canada, Australia.