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Antique Victorian Papier Mache Handpainted Glove Box With Abalone Inlay C.1860 For Sale
Fabulous antique English Victorian papier mache box, circa 1860, marked "Clay". Rectangular scalloped shape with slightly domed lid, probably a glove box. The lid is decorated with a beautiful hand painted spray of flowers highlighted with abalone shell inlay. A gilt scroll border with more shimmering abalone inlay frames it. The base has ornamental decorations painted in red, green and gold. Even the inner edges of the lid and base are decorated.
Semi matte finish to the lid with some faint spots and marks, whereas the base has retained its glossy lacquer finish. Some wear to the lower rim of the base.
The interior is lined with its original patterned paper. Shows some tear and scratches. One hinge is missing a nail. Lock with no key.
Measurements: 27.5cm (10.8in) x 12cm (4.7in) x 6.5cm (2.6in)
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