April 14, 2017

Box (SN3104e)

Napoleonic Straw Work Box

Rare early nineteenth century Napoleonic Straw Work Box.  The top of the lid depicts a harbour scene with the rigging of two ships showing behind a bridge and with building to the left.  The sides and back have very attractively laid out houses The Box has losses commensurate with age.   The front has a full width drawer below a top section decorated with sprays of flowers.  The underside of the lid is exquisitely decorated with a street scene with church spires.  The lower box is split into three sections, two lidded, and decorated with flowers.  The interior of the drawer is decorated with geometric designs

Dimensions:  Height 11 centimetres, Width 28 centimetres, Depth 19.5 centimetres

Price:  £750