superior quality c19th rosewood mahogany walnut and marquetry inlaid casket

Superior quality C19th rosewood, mahogany , walnut and marquetry inlaid casket .



Item Ref

ML 198


Superior quality C19th rosewood, mahogany, walnut and marquetry inlaid casket.
Interesting free-standing lidded casket with superior quality floral marquetry-inlaid panels to each side. The corners with Solomonic or 'barley-twist' column uprights, and raised on projecting carved scroll feet beneath a shaped moulding . The intricate floral marquetry panels inlaid into veneered ''birds-eye" maple burr reserves .
The hinged lid with stepped squared corners enclosing a polished interior. Fitted with the original lock and key , and inlaid with a diamond-shaped lozenge escutcheon .
Possibly designed to contain a musical box or similar mechanism, but with no signs of removal or adaptation.
A practical and decorative floor-standing or table-top casket of the highest quality workmanship and in excellent original condition.
H 15"
W 22"
D 18"
England c.1840
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 40 years ,M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 198


Height = 38 cm (15")
Width = 56 cm (22")
Depth = 46 cm (18")

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