A DELIGHTFUL REGENCY FITTED SEWING BOX

Price: Ā£520
Stock No. 5179/k

A pretty and fine quality Regency period Lady’s fitted SEWING BOX in excellent original condition. The well-figured rosewood box, raised on pretty and original gilt ball feet, is inlaid with anthiemon motifs to the corners of the lid, with a mother-of-pearl escutcheon to the front, and opens to reveal the fitted interior beautifully lined in green watered silk. The lift-out upper tray contains its full set of six mother-of-pearl cotton reels with matching ancilliary reels together with twin needle-cases and the central pad of five tools and implements including scissors, plus silver hallmarked thimble. 9ins wide; 6ins deep; 5ins high. (23 x 15 x 12.75cms)