Antique Victorian Mother of Pearl Trinket / Jewel / Gem Box with Hinged Lid (Code 2732)
A Victorian period small jewel or trinket box clad with mother-of-pearl. It is of rectangular form with a slightly canted lid edge. The mother-of-pearl has been tiled across the entire exterior apart from the base. The lid is hinged and there is a friction catch which is working fine. The interior is lined in pink silk.
Boxes such as this were used to store a precious item such as a piece of jewellery or romantic trinket.
Exterior very good for period with minor wear and no significant faults. Silk to interior worn as you would expect with some marks and parting of fibres. Base felt will be a replacement.
Height: 3.3 cm ( 1 1/4 inches)
Length: 7.1 cm ( 2 3/4 inches)
Breadth: 4.5 cm ( 1 3/4 inches)
Weight: 48 grams (before packing).
Stock Code: 2732 AG21-1
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