This is a rare find and would look wonderful where ever you place it! The rectangular case of quarter-sawn oak is fitted with a single drawer and handled drop front. This box has a mechanical feature, when you pull down the large door a gliding hinge system reveals a double pigeon-holed compartment and match striker with ash receiver tray. The exterior is decorated with pierced brass applied corners, flanked by brass handles, and a shield-shape applied reserved engraved with NC on lid. There is a locking mechanism but no key. On the rim of the door has been incised "RN 568746" which is the registration number indicating a taxation date of 1907. There are two stress flaws is the grain on the front door that do not go through. Please see the pictures for the overall condition.
Measures 10” H x 12 1/4” L x 9” W
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