An impeccably made, high quality, William IV, fully fitted, figured rosewood, table cabinet of architectural form, profusely inlaid with mother of pearl depicting stylized flowers on the top, and on the doors depiction of perched birds of prey.
The top compartment, which is all original with canary yellow silk is fitted for sewing; it retains its period mother of pearl topped spools and tools.
The doors have fielded panels framed with turned gadrooning. The Inside of the doors has fielded embossed maroon Morocco leather panels.
The doors open to three drawers with turned mother of pearl handles and accents. The bottom drawer is a writing box ; the middle is fitted for jewelry and has a lift out tray. The silks and leather are all original. The top drawer is empty and lined with its original yellow paper. The cabinet combines sewing box, jewelry box and intimate writing box. It was a locked personal space. Circa 1835.
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Large range of exquisite 18th and 19th century boxes: tea caddies, sewing boxes, jewellery boxes, fitted dressing boxes, and writing boxes. Authors of: Antique Boxes, Tea Caddies, and Society, 1700--1880, Antigone Clarke & Joseph O'Kelly, ISBN: 0764316885
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