Late 18th or Early 19th Century "Pastes" Box in Bone

Late 18th or Early 19th Century "Pastes" Box in Bone

Code: anta00001


Product Description


ARTIFACT: This is a circa late 18th or early 19th century bone "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.

VINTAGE: Circa late 18th or early 19th century.

SIZE: Approximately 2-1/2" in length and 15/16" in width and 7/16" in thickness.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Bone, mirror, velvet lining, silk edging, plated brass.

ATTACHMENT: Hinge, push in catch.


ITEM NOTES: This is from an antiques collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VGEX00 LAGEX5/11

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The box is handsomely yellowed and the velvet lining is somewhat stained (fabric edging is very delicate).

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.