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Rare Regency Kingwood Sewing Box / Writing Cabinet - circa 1815 United Kingdom

Width 8.50inch [21.59cm]
Height 9.25inch [23.49cm]
Depth 7.00inch [cm]
Medium Wood, Brass
Description Rare Kingwood sewing and writing cabinet with double strung brass and ornate brass inlay to the front and top, standing on four turned wooden feet.

Opening the door to this exceptional sewing and writing cabinet reveals gold tooled leather book spines, these are in fact three drawers that are disguised as four books with a divider. The books are labelled "British Poets Vol I" & "II" and "British Classics Vol I" & "II".

This impressive regency cabinet contains its original interior. The bottom drawer is paper lined and has a single large compartment for storage.
The middle drawer contains several compartments stocked with sewing supplies including thread spools, thimbles, pincushion, tape measure and a fitted tool pad with tweezers, scissors, pricker and needle case.
The top drawer features two inkwells, pen tray and other compartments for storing other writing supplies.

This wonderfully unusual box / cabinet comes with a fully working lock and tasselled key.

Provenance:

“ Items from an extensive collection built up over the last 30 years by a serious collector of interesting and important boxes and other unusual sewing tools. This represents a lifelong interest in the subject, and includes many interesting pieces.”

Quotes from the lovely passionate collector.

Each item were all purchased because they spoke to me - an instant buzz - a connection somehow with the box - and then the joy of finding the small contents which bring the boxes back to life - I have loved and cherished each and every one.

Shipping Cost:
United Kingdom £25
Europe £65
International £85

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gbp 3485.00 (Pound Sterling)
Stock Code dibsASVC
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