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Palais Royal Sewing Box

£ 775

Category
Height
8 cm (3 1/4")
Width
18 cm (7")
Depth
13 cm (5")
Palais Royal Sewing Box strung in brass and bone with ornate engraved initial plate standing on four brass feet.

The interior of this cute Palais Royal Sewing Box features its original mirror plate with decorative rope surround, a removable tool pad complete with scissors, pricker, thimble, mother of pearl thread winders and needle case. Removal of the tray reveals more storage space.

This little box palais royal box comes with 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
8 cm (3 1/4")
Width
18 cm (7")
Depth
13 cm (5")
Year
c. 1840
Medium
Wood, Brass
Country
United Kingdom