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VICTORIAN BURR WALNUT WORK BOX
VICTORIAN BURR WALNUT SEWING/WORK BOX: MOTHER OF PEARL INLAY
Antique Victorian burr walnut sewing box. Wood has beautiful grained appearance and a rich, deep sheen. Hinges are strong and sturdy. Exquisitely decorated with mother of pearl symmetrical inlay to the lid and escutcheon. There are a couple of cracks to the wood where it has shrunk over the years and a small piece of veneer missing from one corner. The rich, blue quilted silk interior is worn in places as the photographs show, but this could be repaired.
The sewing box measures H: 4 3/4ins [12cm] x W: 9 3/4ins [25cm] D: 6 1/2ins [16.5cm]