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Antique Amboyna Jewellery Box - circa 1860 United Kingdom

Width 7.00inch [17.78cm]
Height 2.00inch [5.08cm]
Depth 4.00inch [cm]
Medium Wood, Brass, Velvet
Description Fabulous quality small antique Jewellery Box veneered allover in stunning Amboyna with vacant brass initial plate.

The interior is lined in green silk paper and padded teal velvet.

The underside of this super little jewellery box is embossed with gold leaf label which reads:
Richard Wathew Maker Glasgow Comes complete with a fully working lock & tasselled key.

Amboyna
Amboyna, also known as Andaman Padauk, Maiou or Narra grows in parts of East Asia (Malaysia, the Philippines and Borneo) and is often golden brown to red brown in colour with red grain. It is a firm wood with wavy and often interlocking grain making it difficult to work with hand tools, despite this it turns well and produces a high polish.

The Burr from these trees varies in colour from a golden yellow to a deep red with sharp, close burr pips. It is very sought after and used for only the finest furniture.


Shipping Cost:
United Kingdom £25
Europe £45
International £65

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gbp 295.00 (Pound Sterling)
Stock Code Ref: MEX dibs
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