Boulle Inlaid Silver-Gilt Lady’s Dressing & Jewellery CasePrice: £2450
Stock No. 400/2019/PFK
A spectacular mid-19th century LADIES DRESSING & JEWELLERY CASE in fine condition. The box itself is veneered in red tortoiseshell and inlaid with engraved brass ~ a process known as boulle. The lid opens to reveal the superbly fitted interior with its complete full set of nine silver-gilt topped jars and scent bottles which are arranged around a central pad of tools and implements including a silver pencil etc. Within the base is a fitted jewellery drawer and the whole box is lined in fine gilt-tooled red morocco leather. Silver is hallmarked for London 1845. Made by F.L. Hausburg of Liverpool. Measurements: 13 x 10 x 7ins.
*The beautiful scissors, although very fine, are not original, nor is the matching mother-of-pearl handled penknife ~ hence the “friendly” price!
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