Antique box in the
sarcophagus form. The box is veneered in figured rosewood and is inlaid
in brass depicting stylized flora. 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
brass lion head 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 brass on a pine structure.
Size: 28.5 cm wide by 21.2 cm by 15 cm: 11.2
by 8.4 inches by 5.9 inches.
overall; working lock and key; see images