Fitted Ladys Dressing/Jewellery Box
1615/17: A truly superb fully-fitted LADY'S DRESSING & JEWELLERY BOX in very fine original and complete condition. The brass-bound coromandel box opens to reveal the stunning array of ELEVEN engraved silver-gilt bottles and jars, all with central GOLD cartouches engraved with owners initials. These include a solid silver-gilt beaker, 3.5ins high, and a tray of 8 tools. The lid contains a fine gilt-brass easel mirror, and gilt-tooled documents pouch and the base has a fitted velvet-lined jewellery drawer with a VERY secret method of access! Signed: "West, makers to Her Majesty, St. James's, London." Complete with original working Bramah key. Hallmarked: London 1853.
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