Antique Marquetry Inlaid Sewing Box
Heavy wood box with intricate inlays of bone and wood.
11 5/8" long 10 5/8" wide 2 1/4" tall (not including solid brass lid handle)
Velvet lined interior.
Inside bottom is etched glass with a "feather" design.
Inlay is amazing. Varnish has aged, browned and bubbled in spots. Adds to the beauty of this box.
Some dirt has gotten under the glass in the bottom. The glass can be removed for cleaning by removing the interior velvet lining.
The box is solid and has no issues. It is a wonderful piece as a jewelry box or trinket box.
Local estate find. Priced for quick sale!