Antique Coromandel wood fitted box
We are delighted to offer you this Antique Coromandel wood fitted box. NOW SOLD
Originally made circa 1830 by a top craftsman and then to be sold by a exclusive retailer of the day.
Made of Coromandel (Also known as Calamander)a wood that is of a hazel-brown colour, with black stripes. The wood grows in Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon)
As we experience now, in the early 19thc this timber was a very prized and expensive commodity.
The box is bound with quadrant brass edging and then a double string of brass line decorative inlay.
The lid lifts to reveal a lined and fitted interior, the front drop down to also reveal a drawer with a flush handle.
There is also a button to release a secret drawer, that is below the drawer behind the drop front.
This is of fantastic quality and would suit many purposes in your life.
This Antique Coromandel box is unique to us and as it has been selected for our stock you have the Hingstons Antiques brand guarantee.
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