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Ebony Mother of Pearl Sewing Box


Ebony Mother of Pearl Sewing Box

A fabulous Sewing Box attributed to George Austin of Dublin with intricate mother of pearl & abalone & brass wire inlays of flowering branches, exotic birds and jardinières. Fitted with solid mother of pearl ring handles and standing on elaborate turned feet. Opening the lid reveals a spectacular interior with intricate mother of pearl faced edges and removable compartmentalised tray.
Within the lid are a letter compartment and mirror with a pink silk border cushion frame. The tray is lined with a decorative paper and holds a set of ten mother of pearl reel holders, a pair of matching emeries, a waxer and tape measure; this is further divided by a flush-fitted removable tool tray with silver tweezer/earspoon, stiletto, two pairs of scissors, penknife and silver pencil, and two silver thimbles.

This exquisite sewing box by Irish cabinet makers "George Austin of Dublin" box comes with fully working lock & tasselled key.

Shipping Cost:
United Kingdom £25
Europe £85
International £130

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Material Mother of Pearl, Abalone, Brass
Age C. 1840
Dimensions Width 13.50 in  (34.29 cm)   Depth 11 in  (27.94 cm)  
Height 8.50 in  (21.59 cm)