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A Tunbridge Ware rosewood veneered perfume bottle box inlaid with a parquetry starburst to the lid and with a vandyke border to the frieze. The interior with original gold velvet lining and with three glass perfume bottles. 

Circa 1820.

The base has a later inscription "E M Ellis, from Mama, 1867, 2 Royal Crescent, Bath.

The Royal Crescent, Bath is amongst the greatest examples of Georgian architecture. It was designed by John Wood, the Younger and built between 1767 and 1774. William Wilberforce stayed at No. 2 in 1798. During World War II it was bombed extensively and re-built and is now divided into apartments.

For a similar Tunbridge Ware design see Brian Austen Tunbridge Ware and related European Decorative Woodwares. Chapter 5 Veneered and Parquetry Wares.

Dimensions

W 16cm D7.5cm H 7.5cm


Stock number

W6050

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