06 May 2021




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A Stunning Early Victorian Period Rosewood Ladies Travelling Case C1842

13" wide x 9.5" deep x 6.5" high

A stunning early Victorian Period rosewood ladies travelling case, complete with silver mounted fittings. The rectangular rosewood box, brass mounted and with an engraved central brass name plate (Mrs Heyworth) and inset brass handles, opening to reveal the original green rouched velvet lined fitted interior with various silver mounted perfume bottles and other ladies accoutrements, all with solid silver tops all with stirling silver hallmarks and the silversmiths initials of FD (London 1842). Having exquisite engraved detail and filigree work to the lids. The lock by J.T. Needs, late Bramagh, Piccadilly probably is a later replacement. The box having in the base a silk lined "secret" fitted drawer, originally to store Victorian ladies jewellry, also having a drop down "secret" leather stationery compartment with the original retailers/makers stamp Promoli & Hausburg Of Liverpool who were manufacturers of quality boxes. English circa 1842

Condition: This box is in excellent original condition, the scissors have been broken in the past and re-glued.Cleaned and waxed in our workshops


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