Early 19th Century, Palais Royal French Hand painted with an Italianate garden scene. The painting is beautifully executed and has a lovely age toned patina. The real treat is on opening the hinged lid.
The fittings are unmarked solid silver (tested) and comprise of scissors with blade cover, thimble, earwaxer and tweezers combined, a penknife and a snowflake thread winder. The box has a mirror in the lid and a lovely hand made toile de joey cover.
These covers were made by the new owner on purchasing the box to protect the contents. The bottom of the box is covered in green paper and has an indistinct retailers label.The box is further protected by a contemporary hand made lace and cotton bag with a yellow silk interior. Condition: is very good for the age of almost 200 years. Hinge is good, contents very good, painting is clear with some age related crazing. Paper decoration to base and edges is rubbed but in good condition. We are very good export packers so the item will be well protected. The item "Palais Royal French Hand Painted Sewing Box Solid Silver Fittings Early 19thC" is in sale since Tuesday, November 24, 2020.
This item is in the category "Collectables\Sewing, Fabric & Textiles\Boxes & Baskets". The seller is "ragstoreticules-2009" and is located in Ledbury. This item can be shipped worldwide.