Early 20th century tortoiseshell and silver desk set by maker William Comyns comprising of a stationary box and folder both in excellent conditions. The tortoiseshell has a translucent quality especially on the box lid & the shell has been curved to add to its form both pieces have their red silk interiors are in good condition. The silver overlay with a figurative pastoral scene is in excellent condition.
Stationary box dimensions;
Height 8” x width 11 1/2” x Depth 5 1/2”
Length 11 3/4” width 9” Depth 1”.
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19th Century Boxwood and Ebonized Base Tea Caddy, English, circa 1820
19th century boxwood and ebonized base tea caddy in the form of a flower with a dome glass panel which holds a small bouquet of dried flowers. The interior is all original with remnants of a lead lining date circa 1820.
H 6 in. x W 4 in. x D 4 in.
H 15.24 cm x W 10.16 cm x D 10.16 cm