Trinity House Box veneered in mahogany and walnut with a view of a Tea Clipper on the top, diamond shape inlays on the front and Union jack inlays to each side.
The interior is lined with blue paper and velvet.
This sewing box comes with a fully working lock and tasselled key.
These type of boxes were made by Lighthouse Keepers who worked for "Trinity House" the name given to Light house keepers. They sold these inlaid parquetry boxes directly to the sailing captains and owners of the ships as gifts for loved ones during their weeks or months at sea.
United Kingdom £25
- Wood, Velvet
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