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Regency Pressed Tortoiseshell Sewing Box - circa 1815 United Kingdom

Width 10.50inch [26.67cm]
Height 9.75inch [24.76cm]
Depth 9.00inch [cm]
Medium Tortoiseshell, Ivory, Silk, Silver
Description A tortoiseshell sewing box exemplifying the Regency style, with bombe shaped sides. Has a wonderful domed, radiating pressed starburst top, edged with ivory and flanked by delicately turned ivory handles.
Silver engraved squirrel armorial to the top. To the front is a small drawer, only accessible by removing a locking pin located in the box’s interior. The inside is lined with the original blue silk lining, and features a mirror plate and tray holding eight ivory chrysanthemum cotton/wool holders, acorn shaped tape, ivory thimble, scissors and other sewing accessories. Sits on elegant ivory lion pad feet.

With a fully working lock and tasselled key. The key must be turned clockwise to unlock.

Shipping Cost:
United Kingdom £25
Europe £65
US £85
Rest of the World £130

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gbp 3950.00 (Pound Sterling)
Stock Code MPCE
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