|This is a splendid example of a Regency box combining the best characteristics
of its type.
The shape is of concave sides with a structured flattened pyramid top.
This is further emphasized as the box is supported on four original ball
The edges of the base, top and lid are finished in gadrooning.
The whole box is veneered in very well figured Brazilian rosewood with
the characteristic light and dark striations.
The front and top are inlaid in brass. The design is of neo classical
inspiration featuring stylized flora. The escutcheon forms part of the
Size in cm:28.5 wide(11.5 inches) at base, 21 deep and 15 tall with