Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Box, probably England, early 19th century, square hinged box with brass swing handles, oval seashell inlaid paterae on the lid and front, inlaid leaf stringing, the interior lined with vestiges of silk, (minor veneer cracks and lifting), ht. 8, wd. 7, dp. 7 in.
cracks and lifting are on the rear and side of the cover, tiny loss on l.l.front next to border, fine crack in shell on top.