Trench Art Deco Egyptian Revival Trinket Jewellery Box Silver Copper Brass
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Trench Art Deco Egyptian Revival Trinket Jewellery Box Silver Copper Brass:
This is for afabulous one-off hand made box from the Egyptian Revival period of the 1930s.This box would have taken many many hours to craft, it is a completely unique artisan made item and itwould have been made to be sold to foreign military in the area in that time.It hasverydetailed overlaid Egyptian scenes around all four sides and on the lid, the box itself is brass but all the overlay is either silver or copper.The scenes depict Egyptian figures includingSphinx's, Pharaoh's and mummy's being embalmedand there are various other symbols heiroglyphics that show tombs andbirds....etc. The lid has lovely littleornate gothic hinges and catch at the front to keep the box closed.The inside is lined in wood and it is in absolute excellent condition with no damage to it anywhere. It measures 140mm (5.5") by 80mm (3") by 64mm (2.5") tall. Please check out all the other art deco and art nouveau items, antique smoking and writing implements, scientific and optical instruments and all the other vintage ladies and gentlemans accessories i am selling this week. I will always combine shipping to save postage costs.
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