Attractive and extremely practical early 1800’s inlaid mahogany box that would make an excellent jewellery box for a lady or gentleman. Veneered with thick mahogany with very subtle neoclassical style inlays to the top and front of the box. All of the veneer and inlays are original, complete and in very good condition. Lid closes square and true. Hinges and lock in excellent condition with a replacement working key supplied. One of the two lock hasps is missing but the box can still be made secure. The lid interior features the original drop forward panel with leather front and swing clasp. There is a recess behind the panel to accommodate a few photographs or documents etc. The main storage area comprises of two removable storage trays with storage space beneath and five additional storage areas. The various sections and the two trays make this box perfect for modern day use. The jewellery items shown are not included in the sale but give a general idea of suitability for a gentleman’s use.
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