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Sewing Box with Accoutrements

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2558M
Lot:
442
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2558M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 14, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Sewing Box with Accoutrements, England, c. 1815, rectangular box with incurvate sides, brass hoof feet, burl and mahogany veneer chamfered hinged lid with brass clasped hands swing handle, and interior mirror, with a floral embroidered padded silk cushion between the mirror and a lift-out, purple velvet-lined, and metallic floral embroidered tray, with fitted compartments for a small colorless cut-glass scent bottle, an awl, scissors, pencil holder, needle case, mother-of-pearl thimble, and two small round mirrors, over an ivory silk-lined cavity, ht. 4 1/2, wd. 9 5/8, dp. 7 3/8 in.
Estimate $600-800

Needle case may not be original, also a

Keywords

United Kingdom, Embroidery, Needlework, Thimble

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