Price

£2200.00

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A handsome octagonal veneered Tunbridge Ware needlework box inlaid with parquetry patterns in a range of foreign and native woods. The lid has a large star motif of fruitwoods of a warm, honey colour, set in a background of coromandel. The frieze has a continuous pattern of vandykes in contrasting veneers of fruitwood and ebony.

Circa 1820.

The interior of the box has a removable tray with partitions, re-lined to match the original rouched silk on the inside of the lid. (some damage to rouching). A miniature parquetry needlebook dating circa 1840 has been added together with some rosewood winders.

Box illustrated in Tunbridge Ware and Related European Decorative Woodwares by Dr Brian Austen.

Dimensions

W 21.5cm H 9.5cm

Price

£2200.00

Stock number

W6154

The BADA Standard

  • Since 1918, BADA has been the leading association for the antiques and fine art trade
  • Members are elected for their knowledge, integrity and quality of stock
  • Our clients are protected by BADA’s code of conduct
  • Our dealers’ membership is reviewed and renewed annually
  • Bada.org is a non-profit site: clients deal directly with members and they pay no hidden fees
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