This is a circa late 18th or early 19th century ivory “pastes” box, possibly either European or American in origin. The box opens to reveal a rectangular mirror edged is silk and a velvet lined tray opposite.
Circa late 18th or early 19th century.
Approximately 2-1/2” in length and 15/16” in width and 7/16” in thickness.
Ivory, mirror, velvet lining, silk edging, plated brass.
Hinge, push in catch.
This is from an antiques collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VGEX00 LAGEX5/11
7 (Very Fine): The box is handsomely yellowed and the velvet lining is somewhat stained (fabric edging is very delicate).
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.