01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Sewing Box with Accoutrements

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2579B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 14, 2012 10:00AM


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


United Kingdom