Regency Rosewood Jewellery box of sarcophygus form

This lovely larger than usual jewellery box dates to a time of pure elegance and sophistication Regency England. A time when furniture was being influenced by architecture, all things nautical and Egypt. This box is of sarcophygus outline (following the idea of Egyptian tombs and the pyramids)..The whole is of lovely Rosewood and highly figured with mother of pearl decoration. It opens to reveal a fitted interior with lift out section in original red silk with various compartments for different pieces of jewellery. The lid has a lovely fold out compartment again lined in red silk where letters or documents would have been stored. The whole provided with a fully working lock and key. Raised on bun feet.


Width 12"

Depth 8.75"

Height 5.5"

Price £395


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