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Ebony Mother of Pearl Sewing Box

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A fabulous Sewing Boxattributed to George Austin of Dublin with intricate mother of pearl & abalone & brass wire inlays of flowering branches, exotic birds and jardinières. Fitted with solid mother of pearl ring handles and standing on elaborate turned... Read More


SKU: 326238 Categories: ,
Dimensions 34.5 × 28 × 22 cm
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SKU 326238

Description

Description

A fabulous Sewing Boxattributed to George Austin of Dublin with intricate mother of pearl & abalone & brass wire inlays of flowering branches, exotic birds and jardinières. Fitted with solid mother of pearl ring handles and standing on elaborate turned feet. Opening the lid reveals a spectacular interior with intricate mother of pearl faced edges and removable compartmentalised tray.
Within the lid are a letter compartment and mirror with a pink silk border cushion frame. The tray is lined with a decorative paper and holds a set of ten mother of pearl reel holders, a pair of matching emeries, a waxer and tape measure; this is further divided by a flush-fitted removable tool tray with silver tweezer/earspoon, stiletto, two pairs of scissors, penknife and silver pencil, and two silver thimbles.

This exquisite sewing box by Irish cabinet makers “George Austin of Dublin” box comes with fully working lock & tasselled key.

Additional information

Additional information

Dimensions 34.5 × 28 × 22 cm
Country

SKU 326238