Two prisoner of war straw work boxes
Lot 371
Two 19th century straw-work jewellery or work boxes
Sold for £162 (US$ 273) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
17 Jan 2013 11:00 GMT

Auction 21094
Lot Details
Two 19th century straw-work jewellery or work boxes
The first decorated to the hinged lid with a townscape on the banks of a river and with a bridge, and to the underside with a large palace or house, fitted with various lidded compartments, inlaid with musical trophies and reserves of flowers, 25.5cm wide x 18cm deep x 10cm high, the smaller second example decorated to the hinged lid with a large bouquet of flowers issuing from a campana-type urn, one of the compartments to the interior decorated with a man holding a spade, other compartments decorated with a dog, and a pair of red roses, 27cm wide x 18.5cm deep x 8cm high, (2)
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