Antique rosewood box of architectural shape with mother of pearl inlay. Circa1825.
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Antique box in the sarcophagus form. The box is veneered in figured
rosewood and is inlaid in mother of pearl depicting stylized flora
with birds. The fluid design of stylised flora is exceptionally
fine. This is a spectacular box which encapsulates the best of the
Regency era. The box stands on turned rosewood feet and has turned
rosewood drop ring handles. The centre panel of the top is framed
with gadrooning as is the pediment adding the architectural impact.
The box has a lift out tray which has been relined . Circa1825.
Origin: UK ; Circa:1825
; Materials: rosewood and
mother of pearl on a pine structure.
Size: 29.1 cm wide by 21 cm by 16 cm: 11.5 inches wide
by 8.3 inches by 4.5 inches.
overall; working lock and key; see images
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