Mark Goodger

Regency Pressed Tortoiseshell Sewing Box

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A tortoiseshell sewing box exemplifying the Regency style, with bombe shaped sides. Has a wonderful domed, radiating pressed starburst top, edged with ivory and flanked by delicately turned ivory handles. Silver engraved squirrel armorial to the top. To the front... Read More


SKU: 500031 Categories: ,
Dimensions 27 × 23 × 25 cm
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Description

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A tortoiseshell sewing box exemplifying the Regency style, with bombe shaped sides. Has a wonderful domed, radiating pressed starburst top, edged with ivory and flanked by delicately turned ivory handles.
Silver engraved squirrel armorial to the top. To the front is a small drawer, only accessible by removing a locking pin located in the box’s interior. The inside is lined with the original blue silk lining, and features a mirror plate and tray holding eight ivory chrysanthemum cotton/wool holders, acorn shaped tape, ivory thimble, scissors and other sewing accessories. Sits on elegant ivory lion pad feet.

With a fully working lock and tasselled key. The key must be turned clockwise to unlock.

All our items come with authentication certificate with image, 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.

Additional information

Additional information

Dimensions 27 × 23 × 25 cm
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Medium
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