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DAVID EDWARDS Rosewood Jewellery Box

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Antique Jewellery Boxmade by Edwards veneered in beautiful figured rosewood with double strung brass, vacant initial plate and Bramah lock. The interior of this antique Edwards jewellery box is lined with green leather and green cotton velvet. With a removable... Read More


SKU: 283287 Categories: ,
Dimensions 28 × 23 × 11.5 cm
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SKU 283287

Description

Description

Antique Jewellery Boxmade by Edwards veneered in beautiful figured rosewood with double strung brass, vacant initial plate and Bramah lock.

The interior of this antique Edwards jewellery box is lined with green leather and green cotton velvet. With a removable tray that has two compartments for rings, earrings or cufflinks. The lid to the jewellery box has a hidden comaprtment, to access the secret letter compartment:

The lock keep on the lid at the top edge of the box has three screws, place your thumb underneath the middle screw under the front edge of the box, you will feel a indentation squeeze this and the crush velvet will spring forward, this can be removed to allow access to the secret letter / document compartment.

This jewellery box comes with a fully working Bramah lock signed : “J.BRAMAH 124 PICCADILLY” and a tasselled Bramah key.

Further information on jewellery boxes can be found HERE David Edwards of 21 King Street, Bloomsbury Square was Writing Box and Case maker to the Royal family and inventor of the patent military travelling case. He also made tea chests, jewellery boxes, sewing boxes and canteen cases of the highest quality. He and his brother Thomas were also known to have worked from James Street and Orange Street. Edwards was known for using the highest quality timbers, intricate inlaid brass, decorative handles and complex mechanisms for secret compartments. He was bought out by Asprey in 1859 and had two royal warrants from King George IV and Queen Victoria

Created By:
ASPREY (worked from 1847)

DAVID EDWARDS (worked from c.1800)

Additional information

Additional information

Dimensions 28 × 23 × 11.5 cm
Country

SKU 283287