early c19th tortoiseshell oblong casket or box of sarcophagus form

Early C19th tortoiseshell oblong casket or box of sarcophagus form .


| $457 USD | €424 EUR

Item Ref

ML 226


Early C19th tortoiseshell oblong casket or box of sarcophagus form .
Smart figured tortoiseshell veneered casket with a hinged shaped top lid . Full-length brass hinge opening to reveal the interior showing the figured macassar ebony frame construction.
Of nice proportions for a jewellery or ring box , or for a myriad of uses .
In excellent original condition with only minor nibbles to the extremities, the whole having a rich polished lustre .
H 4
W 8
D 4
England c. 1830
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 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 226


Height = 10 cm (4")
Width = 20 cm (8")
Depth = 10 cm (4")

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