A early 19th century rosewood sewing box and a burr walnut toilet box
Lot 16
A early 19th century rosewood sewing box and a burr walnut toilet box
£500 - 600
US$ 840 - 1,000
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
25 Jul 2013 11:00 BST

Auction 21127
A early 19th century rosewood sewing box and a burr walnut toilet box
Lot Details
A early 19th century rosewood sewing box and a burr walnut toilet box
The sewing box of sarcophagus form, with a boxwood line inlay, cast brass feet and needlework panel inset to the lid, lined with gilt tooled moiré silk, containing two hallmarked silver thimbles, two Chinese mother-of-pearl thread winders, a needlebook and other tools, 32cm wide; the toilet box with deep purple leather and velvet lining and lower drawer (lacking tools), the lock stamped 'G. Betjemann & Sons, London', 31cm wide; and a framed 19th century Gros Point lace panel, inscribed 'Martha Wells 1668', 35 x 27cm inc. frame. (qty)
Activities
Contacts
  1. Claire Browne
    Specialist - Costume and Textiles
    Bonhams
    Work
    The Old House
    Solihull, B93 0HT
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 1564 732969
    FaxFax: +44 1564 778069