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Lot 0491
A REGENCY BRASS INLAID ROSEWOOD WORK BOX, EARLY 19TH CENTURY, of rectangular sarcophagus form with a scrolling brass inlaid flat paneled top within a similarly detailed angled border trimmed in reed and disc carving, opening to a yellow silk damask lined interior with removable tray centering multiple lidded compartments above an open storage space, enclosed by brass decorated sides ending in reed and disc trim, raised on compressed bun form feet. Height: 7 1/2" Width: 12 1/2" Depth: 9 1/2"


Good condition overall, some normal age cracks throughout, small areas of brass oxidation, minor small scratches. Interior silk has surface buildup, small holes from pins, as well as splits, spots and areas of dry rot. The interior lid has a gilt tooled leather bordered knitting needle envelope that has areas of loss and the yellow panel has two small tears. No key. Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS."

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Estimate $400 - $600Sep 11, 2016