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18 April 2017
Antique Boxes and Woodenware

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Louis XV Tooled Leather Covered Box C.1760
Extremely rare 18th century domed leather box.

With re-entrant angles, and tooled with leafy scrolls, stylised flowerheads and meandering foliate borders.

Detailed with gilding.

Bronze clasps to the front for fastening.

The interior is a gold silk/jaquard.

There is obviously age related wear and a little folding of the leather and some gilt loss. The interior is marked and frayed in places. But overall condition is lovely. With a beautiful patina to the leather.

Measures approx:

13 1/2" wide. 34cm.

U.K. Postage 21.00
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Victorian Fall Front Three Bottle Carved Oak Tantalus
Beautifully carved, Victorian Oak Three Bottle Tantalus. Dating to around 1890.

The lockable fall front frame is carved with flowers and foliage and has a spreading base carved with lunettes. The handle, lock including backplate and mounts are EPNS silver plated. Comes with its key.

The base pads on which the decanters stand are original blue velvet.

The decanters have prismatic cut stoppers. There are the odd little nibble to the bases of the stoppers, common with use over time.

In excellent condition, minor wear to the plate and one screw is missing, no repairs.

No manufacturers label.

Measures approx:

14" tall x 14 wide x 5 1/4" deep.



A very good quality tantalus, rare to find in such fine condition. Very decorative and still very useful!

U.K. Postage 21.00
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Edwardian Walnut 2 Section Fall Front Jewellery Cabinet
Beautiful quality, Edwardian Walnut fall front jewellery cabinet with lift up mirrored lid. Dating to around 1906.

The lockable fall front frame and top inner section is lined with the original green tufted silk. The handles to either side and front section are mounted on pierced brass plates, the lock and mounts are also brass. Comes with its key and locks securely. The shield has not been engraved.

The lid holds an original rectangular bevelled mirror.

In excellent overall condition, with little age commensurate wear. The silk lining to the bottom could do with a clean though and one of the chain holders has frayed only a little.

No manufacturers label only a registration number: 251067.

Measures approx:

14" tall x 14 wide x 5 1/4" deep.



A very good quality cabinet, rare to find in such fine condition.

U.K. Postage 21.00
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Tunbridgeware Glove Box C. 1870
A Beautiful Victorian rosewood and Tunbridgware Rectangular glove box, dating to c.1870.

The lid with a geometric border and central floral panel. The base of the box with an all round floral border.

The lid has brass hinges set into the back of the box which are in fine working order.

The inside is lined with patterned paper. There is a lock to the front, but no key.

In fine condition with no loss of the Tunbridgware at all. The box has a lovely patina.

Measures approx: 26cm long x 9cm wide x 6.5cm deep.

A lovely collectors item.
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