A Mother-Of-Pearl inlaid workbox
Lot 1598
A Victorian rosewood work box of rectangular form
Sold for £70 (US$ 118) inc. premium
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A Mother-Of-Pearl inlaid workbox
Lot Details
A Victorian rosewood work box of rectangular form
The lid and front inlaid with bands of mother-of-pearl and abalone shell, with a sunburst roundel, the lid interior with ruched letter wallet over a blue silk compartmentalised and lidded tray, with a selection of accessories including thimbles, steel scissors, pin box, tape measure, etc., with an ink inscribed paper label 'Presented to Mrs. J. H. Stratton by her Friend Joseph Harding, March 6th 1883', box 30 x 21.5 x 12.5cm.
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