English Victorian Mahogany Jewelry Box, c.1840
This a gorgeous flame mahogany jewelry box with mother of pearl vacant cartouche, and escutcheon has a key and working lock with a lift out tray. The jewelry box uses a panel design with flame mahogany outlined with a stringing boarder of light walnut. The flame mahogany is in wonderful condition. There are some minor age cracks in veneer on the top of the jewelry box. C.1840
The jewelry box is fully fitted with a lift out tray and mirror. The interior of the box may not be original. However, it is beautiful with the tray having three lift of lids. In all there are 10 small compartments in the lift out lid as well as two pin cushions on each corner at the back of the tray. When the tray is lifted out, there is a large interior for additional items.
The box measures 11 7/8 inches wide, 8 3/4 inches deep, and 5 3/4 inches high.