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1872/18: A good mid-19th century Mother of Pearl SEWING BOX in splendid original condition. The entire box, with its canted gabled top and silvered cartouche, is veneered in mother-of-pearl, opening to reveal the fully fitted interior. The contents include: set of 6 MOP cotton reels, complete with original cotton; set of 6 MOP winders; Tape Measure; Needle Cleaner; pair of silver thimbles and a central pad of MOP handled tools including scissors. Within the lid is a 'wallet' (for patterns etc., and it complete with its original working key. 11 x 8.5 x 5ins. c.1860

box, MotherofPearl, object, sewing

£985

1852/18: A charming late Regency or early Victorian rosewood SEWING TABLE in fine original condition. The well figured top features a frieze drawer, with a pretty shaped and pleated silk-lined embroidery box below, whilst it is supported on a well carved solid rosewood central column leading to a carved collared quadrapartite base and scrolled feet with original brass castors. 20.5ins wide; 29ins high. *Whilst sewing may not be the pastime it once was, this makes an ideal ~ and inexpensive ~ lamp or side table for the Drawing Room. c.1835

furniture, lamp, sewing, Table

£875

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