B1176 - Superb Antique Italian Tooled Leather Trinket / Jewellery Box, Green Silk Lining


B1176 - Superb Antique Italian Tooled Leather Trinket / Jewellery Box, Green Silk Lining

This is a gorgeous, superb quality antique Italian tooled leather trinket / jewellery box dating from the 19th century.

The leather is in a rich chestnut hue and is very tactile. The lid is exquisitely tooled. It has a beautiful gilded central bow with a swag extending to either side. The swag is caught at each corner and descends to end in a little tassel. To the front of  the lid are further finely detailed intricate scrolls and curls. We have left the leather as we found it - softly scuffed with the passage of time but it could be waxed and polished to a high gloss finish if required.

The lid of the box lifts up to reveal a sumptuous interior lined with a gorgeous mint coloured silk. The underside of the lid is deeply padded and buttoned. The silk is in good antique condition with no wear.

The box has a strong piano hinge and sits on four little studs. It has a lock with a cute escutcheon but sadly the key has long gone.

The box is sturdy and is in good antique condition.

It measures :- 23.5 cm (9.25 inches) wide x 16.5 cm (6.5 inches) deep x 8.5 cm (3.3 inches) high.

An exceptional antique leather jewellery box to use and enjoy. It is from a carefully selected collection of antique decorative pieces at 'La Belle Étoffe'!

N.B. Any accessories used to display the box are not included.

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  • Postage:-
  •                  France           £12.00
  •                  Europe & U.K. £18.00
  •                  Rest of World  £36.00

 

£175.00
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