A Spectacular French Ebonised Fruitwood Jewellery Box with Superb inlay.
An Unusual French box dating back to c.1840 in Ebonised Fruitwood ,it’s edged in wonderfully decorative brass and inlaid with boxwood, pewter, bone, brass and mother of pearl dove,swag and foliage design to the top and a brass engraved design to the front.
The box sits on four wooden feet and features a working lock and original ornate tasselled key.
The interior has been relined with a beautiful handcrafted marble paper featuring the original tray with two sections, it has the original red velvet to the back of the inside lid.
Superb quality and condition measuring 38 x 26 and stands 15 cm high.