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Ebony Sewing Jewellery Writing Table Cabinet

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500242
Height
42 cm (16 1/2")
Width
40 cm (15 3/4")
Depth
30.5 cm (12")
Very impressive Ebony table cabinet for Jewellery, Sewing and Writing with beautiful mother of pearl inlays and pewter stringing. The whole piece is of architectural design and clearly made to be seen in the middle of a room as the eye is drawn to all sides. It has two large turned ebony ring handles and standing on four ebony turned feet.
Lifting the lid of the antique Ebony table cabinet reveals various mother of pearl sewing tools including eight thread spools and a removable tool pad fitted with a pricker, sewing hook, file and scissors. With the lid open the front doors can be opened revealing four drawers with mother of pearl handles. The top two drawers are vacant, the third one is fitted for storing jewellery and the bottom drawer is a small writing slope which when fully removed can be opened to reveal a leather writing surface.

This Ebony Sewing Jewellery Writing table Cabinet comes with a fully working lock and tasselled key.

All our items come with authentication certificate with image, as well as our latest catalogue, care instructions and separate invoice for insurance purposes. On top of this our items come with 14 day no quibble money back guarantee and are all fully insured for when shipping.

We at Mark Goodger Antiques have wonderful selection of Sewing boxes / Work Boxes, they come in all sorts of weird and wonderful shapes, sizes and from the beautiful Georgian period to the simple elegant lines of the Art Deco period. When we acquire these lovely boxes its always a pleasure to see what's inside and how the ladies used each one, we often find many sewing tools, pin cushions, sewing patterns etc and other items we have no idea about, but rest assured every box we purchase we never remove their original contents we feel its all part of their own history. Sewing & embroidery were the main pass-time of Georgian ladies. Their tools & materials were first kept in Sewing Baskets until wooden Sewing Boxes became fashionable around the 1770s. Boxes were often decorated according to the lady's own style & personal tastes, sometimes by the lady herself. Some were also fitted with tools such as tape measures, thread reels & thimbles. By the late 1800s, sewing boxes remained popular but the styles became more basic & commercially made.

All boxes at Mark Goodger Antiques are professionly restored using traditional skills all by hand. Purchasing a box from us you can be satisfied in thinking that they have been carefully looked over and only restored where necessary. Buying a box from us gives you piece of mind you are buying an original item and from a dealer who belongs to three leading trade assocaitions and abides by all thier strict conducts of code. Mark Goodger Antiques is a memeber of BADA, LAPADA, CADA and sits on the council for BADA and CADA.
Height
42 cm (16 1/2")
Width
40 cm (15 3/4")
Depth
30.5 cm (12")
Period
William IV
Year
Circa 1835
Medium
Ebony, Mother of pearl, Pewter
Country
United Kingdom
Collections
MARK GOODGER