Victorian Coromandel Jewellery Box
Vacant Mother of Pearl Initial Plaque and Escutcheon From our Jewellery Box collection, we are delighted to offer this Victorian Coromandel Jewellery Box. The Jewellery Box of rectangular form veneered in exotic Coromandel with a Mother of Pearl vacant initial... Read More
With Hidden Side Drawer
Vacant Mother of Pearl Initial Plaque and Escutcheon
From our Jewellery Box collection, we are delighted to offer this Victorian Coromandel Jewellery Box. The Jewellery Box of rectangular form veneered in exotic Coromandel with a Mother of Pearl vacant initial plaque to the lid and matching Mother of Pearl escutcheon. When opened the box reveals the silver cushioned velvet lining with cross stich to the inner lid with brass pins. The removable top tray features four compartments and a central horizontal cufflink or ring store. Below the removable tray further storage can be accessed for larger Jewellery. The side of the box features a pull out tray which can be accessed by removing the locking pin to the inside of the box. The Jewellery Box dates to the late 19th century during the Victorian period circa 1880.
The Jewellery Box comes complete with working lock and tasselled key.
Coromandel is a valuable wood found in India, Sri Lanka and South East Asia. It has a contrasting hazel-brown colour with black grain. It is a dense, heavy wood that is so popular it has been logged to extinction over the last few hundred years.
Victorian, an era of British History corresponding approximately with the reign of Queen Victoria from the 20th of June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901 however, there are arguments stating that the Victorian era is actually from 1820 until 1914 proceeded by Georgian era and followed by the Edwardian era.
Mother of Pearl is an organic-inorganic composite material produced by some molluscs as an inner shell layer. It is the same material that natural pearls are made from and is desirable due to its strong and resilient makeup along with its beautiful iridescent shimmer.
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