Beautiful French box for jewelry. Ebonised veneer with decorative kingwood edging and superb marquetry inlay of on the top, of fine quality, depicting a musical theme, with musical instruments, including a mandolin, song book and flowers.
The box has a gilded decorative escutcheon and brass working lock and key. It sits on little brass feet.
The box is in very good condition. The marquestry is all intact.
The interior is moiré blue silk. There has been some repair to the inside silk as you should be able to see in the pictures.
The box measures 7 inches (18cm) x 4.75 (12cm) x 3.5 ins (9cm).
Please examine the photographs to make your assessment of the box and please do not hesitate to contact me if you need further information.
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