Palais Royal Sewing Box
A French Palais Royal sewing box veneered in beautifully figured Mulberry with ornate pierced gilt brass mounts, including ring handle to the top and brass escutcheon. Standing on four delicate turned feet. The interior of the box reveals its original mirror plate and a fully fitted removable tray with storage space underneath. The silk-lined tray is fitted with mother of pearl tools comprising 4 thread winders, 2 thread reels, scissors, needle case, thimble, waxer, stiletto and a glass perfume bottle. The tray has two small ribbon loops on each side to aid lifting out of the box. Circa 1820.
Condition: Very Good with minimal wear consistent with age and use.
Dimensions: Weight 795gm, Length 23cm, Width 16.5cm, Height 7.5cm