Excellent mid-19th Century Rosewood Document Box

Price: £975
Stock No. 1144/2021/QSA

 

A good quality rosewood Document Box. The exterior is finished in highly polished figured rosewood with tulip wood borders and brass reinforced edging. There is a round brass cartouche with an armorial symbol within, on the lid. There is also a working Bramah lock and key.

The lid opens to reveal the open storage area within. There are decorative brass edges to all the wooden interior surfaces and the brass hinge bears a spring loaded mechanism for keeping the lid open. The storage area inside is entirely lined in navy blue leather, with six further paper storage spaces in the lid.

Dated: c. 1850-60