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A Fine Book Box

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A fine, early 19th century, book-form box made of walnut, the sliding cover opening onto a green velvet-lined interior, the 'covers' finely engraved in imitation of a cross-grained binding, the reserves back and front inlaid with white metal plates, one engraved with Gothic initials M.L, the reverse side with a fancy foliate engraving; the spine carved in imitation of a book and inlaid with engraved silver-coloured metal bands. 

4 3/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 3/4 in


Item Code: 4989

£ 550

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