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2061/19: A spectacular William IVth or early Victorian fitted SEWING BOX. The box is of coromandel-wood, profusely inlaid with two figures; birds; scrolls and leaves; in brass, mother-of-pearl and abalone with its original solid coromandel ring handles to either side. The lid opens to reveal a beautifully-fitted interior with set of seven silver cotton reels and matching silver tape measure; needle cleaner and waxer. Other equipment includes: pretty scissors; pair of silver thimbles; set of four MOP winders and other tools. Lovely condition. 13ins wide;9ins deep; 6.5ins high. (33x23x16.5cms) c.1835

box, object, sewing, Silver

£1250

1571/17: A good quality late 19th century SEWING BOX with a particularly fine and complete collection of beautiful sewing equipment. The box is of coromandel wood, bound with steel strapwork, and the lid opens to reveal a fine display of tools and implements all made of Mother-of-pearl. These include: set of 4 cotton-reels; tape measure; needle cleaner; pair of engraved MOP needle cases and pin cushions; set of 4 MOP winders; MOP thimble; scissors; penknife; wonderful ruler and a number of other items. Slight spotting to the 'royal' purple silk lining, but perfect in every other aspect. 11ins x 8 x 4.5ins. (28 x 20 x 11.5cms) c.1865

box, MotherofPearl, object, sewing

£895

1355/17: A pretty Regency mahogany Lady's SEWING/READING & GAMES TABLE in fine condition. After a model by Morgan & Sanders, it features a leather-covered sliding top with adjustable easel; backgammon well; sliding inlaid chessboard; twin side drawers; hinged flaps and a silk-pleated sewing drawer below. It is supported on a "U" shaped under tier, and a short column with four sabre legs and original castors. *Two early 19th century drawings for a Lady's Work Table upon which this example is based, are shown in Ackerman's "Regency Furniture & Interiors". Morgan & Sanders are credited in the text as the "inventors and manufacturers of this excellent article". c.1825

furniture, Games, sewing, Table

£2850