Coromandel silver Vanity Box retailed by Parkins & Gotto and made by Oliver & Middleton Chapman 1871
This Silver Vanity box is veneered in wonderful exotic Coromandel with brass edging. When opened it reveals an assortment of various shaped glass and silver travelling containers as well as a accoutrements pad all housed in dark blue leather & velvet. All the containers are in good condition with no chips or cracks.
The four glass jars in the swing out doors are all hobnail cut with the rest of the boxes being plain cut with star cut bases and all of which have beautifully engraved silver lids hallmarked Oliver & Middleton Chapman, London 1871. The front swings open to reveal two concealed push button sprung loaded drawers, one containing ivory brushes and the other for jewellery. The top has a removable travelling mirror and secret letter compartment.
This wonderful box retailed by Parkins & Gotto has a fully working lock and tasselled key.
- Wood, Glass, Brass, MOP, Silver
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