Fine 19th C Carved Mahogany Box With Drawer & Inkwell Recess. Silver Mount C1891
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Fine 19th C Carved Mahogany Box With Drawer & Inkwell Recess. Silver Mount C1891:
This is asuperb and original wooden mahogany carved box with the inkwell mount to the top ofwhich:
During our research we have been informed itdatesfrom the 19th century andisof english origin.
Has a solid silver mount with inscription to the front which shows the date of c1891.
The box would have been used on top of a desk.
Wonderful shape with the carvings to the top and the front.
To the front a drawer with at the top a circular recess which would have been used for the insertion of an inkwell. (dia of 2inches)
Wonderful relief carvings of the intricate flowers and leaves.
Hasan overall base sizeof about 12.75 x 8.75inches.
Max overall heightof about 7inches.
Condition: Considering the age,the overall conditionisvery goodwith:
loss of handle to the drawer.
Minor areas of chipping to the carvings of the leaves.
Areas of chipping with minor cracks.
Chip to the front to the right.
All as per pictures.
Besides being a very collectable and heavy 19th centurywooden mahogany box, with the recess for inkwell, drawer and solid silver mount, dating about c1891,would also look fabulous displayed.
uk to the usa: $49
Uk to the uk: $16
Uk to western eu europe: $39
Uk tocanada: $49
uk worldwide: $69