The wishlist name can't be left blank

Antique Rosewood Sewing Box

Prices shown in other currencies are only approximate and all sales will be in GBP.

Shipping to

Category
Reference
288373 - MEEX
Height
19.5 cm (7 3/4")
Width
23 cm (9")
Depth
20.5 cm (8")
Antique Sewing Box veneered in Rosewood with beautiful carry handle. The top has a penwork border and is adorned with a beautiful coloured print depicting 'infant Bacchus delivered to Nymphs on Mount Ida 'The interior of this antique sewing box is lined with pink paper and features a positionable tray with four ivory thread reels with a large storage space underneath.

The lower part of the sewing box features a brass handled drawer. Fitted with several compartments, including two for thimbles, a needle book and pincushion.

This sewing box comes with a fully working lock and tasselled key.

Provenance:

' Items from an extensive collection built up over the last 30 years by a serious collector of interesting and important boxes and other unusual sewing tools. This represents a lifelong interest in the subject, and includes many interesting pieces.'

Quotes from the lovely passionate collector.

Each item were all purchased because they spoke to me - an instant buzz - a connection somehow with the box - and then the joy of finding the small contents which bring the boxes back to life - I have loved and cherished each and every one.


Height including handle: 11'
Height
19.5 cm (7 3/4")
Width
23 cm (9")
Depth
20.5 cm (8")
Year
c. 1815
Medium
Wood, Brass
Country
United Kingdom