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Coromandel Sewing Box

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Coromandel Sewing Box with ornate Mother of Pearl and brass inlays. The interior features blue velvet lining with gold tooling. Inside the lid is a removable mirror which conceals a letter holder. The main tray is fully loaded, with mother... Read More


SKU: 205031 Categories: ,
Dimensions 33.5 × 23 × 14 cm
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SKU 205031

Description

Description

Coromandel Sewing Box with ornate Mother of Pearl and brass inlays.

The interior features blue velvet lining with gold tooling. Inside the lid is a removable mirror which conceals a letter holder.
The main tray is fully loaded, with mother of pearl thread spools, silver thimbles, a perfume bottle, pin cushions, needle books and a padded tool kit featuring scissors and other mother of pearl handled tools.

Removing this main tray reveals further storage space underneath.

One of the small compartment lids has a makers label fixed to the underside. It reads:
GEO. AUSTIN Cabinet Maker. 7. St Andrew St. one door from Wicklow St. Dublin
Maunfacturers of Portable Writing Desks. Dressing Cases. Work Boxes & c.
Military Canteens & Plate Chests.This sewing box comes with a fully working lock and tasselled key.

Additional information

Additional information

Dimensions 33.5 × 23 × 14 cm
Country

SKU 205031