Victorian velvet and satin lined antique lady & gentalman jewellery boxes (2)

Description
Victorian velvet and satin lined antique lady & gentalman jewellery boxes (2)
England - around 1910 - Leather

This is a lovely antique jewellery boxes .it dates to the late victorian period
including: Lady & Gentalman box

1. This is a superb antique jewellery - lady box with leather finish.
missing a key.


The Exterior

The exterior has a fabulous deep green leather finish. some parts are missing

The lid has its original decorative metal plate and swing handle. It also has its original complimentary long white metal piano hinge. This is a quality 'stop' hinge which holds the lid upright.

The Interior

The interior has storage tray with multiple compartments and there is a further larger compartment beneath these.

The top tray has 3 central storage compartments plus ring storage sections on each side.

The centre compartment has a circular ring which was originally designed to hold a pocket watch. This would now look lovely with a large locket or pendant inside it, and a linked bracelet or narrow bangle can be placed around it if desired. This compartment is finished with beautiful soft velvet.

The surrounding two compartments are ideal sizes for small pieces of jewellery such as pendants, earrings and brooches. These all have their original padded red satin panels.

The ring storage sections are also finished with red satin
.

The large base compartment plus the inside of the lid, also have their original padded red satin panels. The base compartment is deep and spacious, roomy enough for larger pieces of jewellery such as wide bangles, watches and beads.

Both trays, the interior walls of the lid, and the base compartment, all have their original red leather linings/finish.

The leather inside the lid has the same textured crosshatch pattern as the leather to the exterior.



Condition

This box is in amazing condition for its age with just a few small areas of wear to the leather.

The interior velvet and satin linings are still neatly fitted and in lovely condition with no splits or fraying. There are a few teeny marks to the satin which are in no way unsightly.

size: 8 cm H x 18 cm x 12 cm

2. The Exterior

The exterior has a fabulous deep black leather finish. The leather has a textured crosshatch pattern
The lid has its original decorative white metal plate and swing handle. It also has its original complimentary long white metal piano hinge. This is a quality 'stop' hinge which holds the lid upright.

The box has its original working lock and key. It also has its original key which is rare as most often locks are missing their keys.







The Interior

The interior has storage tray with multiple compartments and there is a further larger compartment beneath these.

The top tray has 4 central storage compartments plus ring storage sections on each side.

The centre compartment has a circular ring which was originally designed to hold a pocket watch. This would now look lovely with a large locket or pendant inside it, and a linked bracelet or narrow bangle can be placed around it if desired. This compartment is finished with beautiful soft velvet.

The surrounding three compartments are ideal sizes for small pieces of jewellery such as pendants, earrings and brooches. These all have their original padded green velvet.

The ring storage sections are also finished with soft velvet. Each section will hold approximately 7 rings, depending on their size and width.




The large base compartment plus the inside of the lid, also have their original padded green satin panels. The base compartment is deep and spacious, roomy enough for larger pieces of jewellery such as wide bangles, watches and beads.

Both trays, the interior walls of the lid, and the base compartment, all have their original red leather linings/finish.




Condition

This box is in amazing condition for its age with just a few small areas of wear to the leather.

The interior velvet and satin linings are still neatly fitted and in lovely condition with no splits or fraying. There are a few teeny marks to the satin which are in no way unsightly.

The hinge and lock are still in excellent working order.
size: 10 cm H x 23 cm x 15 cm

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Lot details
No. of items
2
Object
Victorian velvet and satin lined antique lady & gentalman jewellery boxes
Material
Leather
Estimated Period
around 1910
Country of Origin
England
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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