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BOULE SEWING BOX c.1880
Circa 1880

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  • Xupes Reference MI1407029
  • Age Circa 1880
  • Condition The sewing box is offered in excellent original condition with some wear to the brass and with a small dent to the lid. This does not detract and this is a stunning and exceptional box for the discerning collector!  View More Details

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    Unworn

    Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.

    Exceptional

    The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.

    Excellent

    The item is in excellent pre-owned condition and shows minimal signs of wear with minor imperfections detailed in the condition report.

    Very Good

    The item is in very good condition and shows one or two noticeable signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Good

    The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Fair

    The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.

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Product Details

  • UNUSUAL QUALITY BOULE WORK BOX! We offer this unusual and stunning antique boule work sewing box mounted with mother of pearl and dating from around 1880. The long rectangular shaped box has a hinged lid with chased decoration to the hinges and lock mounts. The brass cased wooden box has inlaid scroll boule work in an unusual pink colour alongside mother of pearl insets. The slightly domed cover has a blank central cartouche and the box comes complete with its original locking key. The inner box has its original blue silk lining with various compartments and with slots for sewing tools, some included. The box is not apparently marked.

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