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Stunning 19th Century Maple + Rosewood Box
This beautiful and good sized box comes from about 1840. It is made in flame maple and inlaid with rosewood flowers and foliage and has a mother of pearl shield in the centre.

It has a spring loaded side drawer which is opened by pulling up the brass release pin inside, which has been re-lined.

The lock and key work.

Absolutely wonderful!

Size aprox: 12" wide by 9" deep by 6" high.
Ref: 739
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Tea Caddy, Work Box, Mahogany inlaid
Here is a lovely work box inlaid with mother of pearl and of un usual and very attractive design.I wonder if it was originally a tea caddy which has been converted in the Victorian era. However it looks authentic as a sewing/work box. The inlaid mahogany is wonderful and the hinges are very good.
Approx. 13" wide by 9.5" deep by 8.5" tall, with original little pad feet .
Two tiny stips of wood have been applied to the base ( not visible on display ) in order to strengthen the base, although I have to say it seems very solid anyway and I wonder if they nare really neccessary.
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19th Century Tunbridgeware Box
This lovely example of a Tunbridgeware inlaid box is approx: 10" X 6" X 4.5". Circa 1890.
With a working lock and key, it is in good condtion with a newly papered inside.
A clean, pretty, useful piece.
Ref: 727
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