Exquisite 19thc Antique French-found Alexandra Needle Case-h.milward, Redditch For Sale
Exquisite 19thC Antique French-found Alexandra Needle Case-H.Milward, Redditch
A SIMPLY EXQUISITE & EXTREMELY RARE ANTIQUE FRENCH FIND IN THE FORM OF THIS DELIGHTFUL DECORATED NEEDLE CONTAINER BOX-THE ALEXANDRA NEEDLE CASE by H.MILWARD & SONS OF REDDITCH,ENGLAND Circa.mid 1800's - DISPLAYING amazing detail inside and out -WHAT A STUNNING & WONDERFUL DISPLAY ITEM FOR THE DISCERNING COLLECTOR!
THIS AMAZING BOX WAS DISCOVERED AT A BROCANTE IN THE POITOU-CHARENTES REGION OF SOUTH WEST FRANCE AND IS A REAL GEM OF A FIND. THE LID DECORATED WITH WONDERFUL PADDED MAROON SILK UPON WHICH A PAPER DOILY IS APPLIED DECORATED WITH FLOWERS.GILT EMBELLISHED FOLIED PAPERADORNS THE EDGES OF THE LID AND INNER AND OUTER FOLD-DOWN SIDES.
DISPLAYING THE PRETTIEST OF VICTORIAN-STYLE DECORATION ON THE INNER BOX LID-A YOUNG CHILD LEANS FORWARD INTO WATER TO GENTLY FEED or STOKE A DUCK.THE BOX ITSELF IS FOIL COVERED IN GILT,WITH MORE DELIGHTS CONTAINED WITHIN-EACH DROP-DOWN SIDE BEING NUMBERED TABS WITH GILT LETTERS 6,7,8 & 9 TO HOLD TINY EMBOSSED FLORAL NEEDLE PACKETS WHICH SLOT BENEATH. WHEN I FOUND THIS ITEM I PICKED IT UP PURELY AS A DECORATIVE BOX-NEVER IMAGINING or EXPECTING TO FIND THE TREASURE INSIDE OF IT!
BOX MEASURING A DEPTH OF 1.75 INCHES AND 2.25 INCHES SQUARE DIMENSION. IN VERY GOOD EXPECTED VINTAGE CONDITION THROUGHOUT-AN ABSOLUTE DELIGHT! PLENTY OF CLEAR PHOTOGRAPHS FROM ALL ANGLES-ANY QUERIES,PLEASE E-MAIL
We accept payment by paypal. Also personal cheques in Euros and UK sterling please Please note this item will be despatched from France. The French postal system is extremely reliable but can be very slow at times. Most of your items will arrive within 7 days of despatch but it has been known to take up to 3 weeks. Your item will be despatched by airmail but please note this does not include insurance please contact us if you require this service. I would hope you are very happy with your purchase if not please contact me before leaving response so i have the chance to rectify the situation. We live in south west France where we enjoy the slow pace of life with our two dogs. Any questions or queries please e-mail us.
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Exquisite 19thc Antique French-found Alexandra Needle Case-h.milward, Redditch: $205