ANTIQUE JEWELLERY BOXES
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SUPERB HAND CARVED
19c ANGLO INDIAN SANDALWOOD BOX
You are bidding on a
WONDERFUL RARE restored and rewaxed hand carved jewellery box that dates
to the Victorian period c1870/1900.
Very seldom do these
quality carved micro mosaic boxes in this condition come to the market.
The carving to this
box is astonishing. The man hours taken would have been relentless. Boxes of
this calibre took many months to accomplish.
condition is really good with just minor nibbles and a couple of minor repairs to
the micro mosaic, difficult to see. The coromandel border is an old repair
which blends in well.
The lid closes true
Its difficult to
fully appreciate this type of box until it is in your hands, and it takes your
breath away that a carver can work with wood in such a beautiful way. This
being the Rolls Royce of all the Sandalwood carved boxes.
THE INTERIOR IS
SUPERB AND THE BOX IS A BEAUTIFULLY EXAMPLE OF EARLY INDIAN HISTORY THAT CAN BE
I’M PRETTY SURE
THAT YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED.
Box retains the
original lock; top catch and stop hinges.
Supplied with a
tassel and Victorian key that FULLY LOCKS the box.
The box has a
wonderful interior that has been relined in expensive plush velvet material of
the highest quality.
Beneath the base of
the box have also been lined in velvet to stop any scratches to other surfaces.
A lovely box, and
would make a fantastic gift.
We believe at MTS
that the Antique boxes we sell are as important as the item of jewellery our
We take pride in all
our restorations, which are unique and fit in well with today’s taste and
style. What better way to store your valuables than within a unique piece of
Victorian history. As an investment for the future, our boxes will never loose
their appeal or charm, and should with care last all our lifetimes and beyond.
Thanks for looking
Packed weight approx
LENGTH: 8.50 INCHES
WIDTH: 6.00 INCHES
DEPTH: 3.00 INCHES
P & P
OVERSEAS SHIPPING COST
SUPERB BOX IN GOOD ORDER. WOULD MAKE A WONDERFUL GIFT