A monumental coromandel ebony compendium table cabinet of architectural form having turned and carved feet and handles. It is profusely inlaid to the top and front with mother of pearl.
The compendium is the personal space for the owner and has a fully fitted sewing tray complete with its original filigree silver and bone thread spools and other tools, There are two drawers for jewelry, and a folding writing box.
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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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