Gorgeous Antique Tiger Maple Inlaid Sewing BoxGorgeous Antique Tiger Maple Inlaid Sewing BoxGorgeous Antique Tiger Maple Inlaid Sewing BoxGorgeous Antique Tiger Maple Inlaid Sewing BoxGorgeous Antique Tiger Maple Inlaid Sewing BoxGorgeous Antique Tiger Maple Inlaid Sewing BoxGorgeous Antique Tiger Maple Inlaid Sewing BoxGorgeous Antique Tiger Maple Inlaid Sewing Box

This is a gorgeous piece, a tiger maple box with wonderful chunky hand made dovetails and outstanding inlay of a branch with leaves on the top within a detailed inset frame and rectangular inserts on all four sides each with fan shaped inlays at all four corners. The antique box was probably used as a sewing box as the inside top is covered in tufted velvet. I believe this velvet pincushion was added at a later date as the construction looks newer than the box; it also may have had a tray. The box is 4 1/2 inches tall, 7 3/4 inches long, and 5 inches deep and had an escutcheon at one point. There's a little wear, a few scratches, and a few tiny splits in the wooden surfaces from expansion and contraction over time.; the top doesn't close quite flush. All of this is very minor; the box is beautiful.

Item ID: 1781

Gorgeous Antique Tiger Maple Inlaid Sewing Box

$275 USD

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