1880 Victorian Tortoiseshell & Silver Stationery Box
REF: 04/PW / LA77642
The cabinet with the back and cover in maroon leather, the front with two tablets of tortoiseshell. The interior is maroon leather and marbled paper. The edges are mounted with continuous silver beading shaped into acanthus leaves. The front and lid also have a cast silver swag. The lid is then decorated with intricate silver pique work. The silver is too small to have been hallmarked but guaranteed English Sterling dated around 1880.
Bridport Antiques has clarified that the 1880 Victorian Tortoiseshell & Silver Stationery Box (LA77642) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1880
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