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Antique rosewood box of architectural shape with mother of pearl inlay. Circa1825.  
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Ref: 675JB
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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.

Condition: good overall; working lock and key; see images

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