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Georgian burr walnut writing or work box watercolour of Bunbury Cheshire

£395.00

ANTIQUE WORK BOX

BURR WALNUT

Lovely burr walnut work box, hinged lid opens to reveal original watercolour of Bunbury Church, Cheshire, paper lined interior, two drawers to front, each lined in yellow paper, most attractive, characterful box/chest to store keepsakes, sewing projects, etc, dates to circa 1820, most recently belonged to a vicar in Cumbria, approx 18" x 11" x 8", locks to main compartment and each drawer but does not lock, no keys

some losses of veneer particularly at edges and corners, one drawer stiff, other drawer personal inscription in pencil to underside, very minor work damage to bottom, felt pads added to base to prevent scratching table, staining to interior, loss of paper edges around watercolour, some splitting to lid, please see photos

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