A Regency simulated-satinwood work box, circa 1810
Lot 468
A Regency simulated-satinwood work box, circa 1810
Sold for £250 (US$ 419) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
25 Apr 2013 10:00 BST

Auction 21122
Lot Details
A Regency simulated-satinwood work box, circa 1810
Of tapering form, the hinged cover edged with a green-stained band decorated in black with a meandering leafy vine and enclosing a paper-lined interior, all above a drawer fitted to the interior with divisions, with beech swing handle, 27cm wide x 25cm deep x 23.5cm high, (10.5" wide x 9.5" deep x 9" high)

Footnotes

  • A more elaborately-decorated box of identical shape and with identical handle is in the collections of the Honolulu Academy of Arts. Interestingly, it is raised on a matching stand.

    A sewing box of similar shape, but without the swing handle, was sold Christie's, 14th July 2011, Lot 417, part of the collection of the late Dr Tony Ryan.
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