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Antique Rosewood Sewing Box

£ 1,295

Category
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