Antique Victorian Jewelry Wooden Box Safe w Secret Drawer
Antique Victorian wooden jewelry safe box. Rosewood veneered ladies keep safe box is beautifully and exquisitely decorated with red plush crushed velvet and red moroccan leather internally. Made around the late 19th century this antique rosewood box retains its original secret drawer which is released when the brass staff is taken out of the inside panel. When the inside of the lid is opened it reveals a hidden document holder for a billet doux or secret correspondence. The mother of pearl inlay on the top escutcheon is embellished with the previous owners initials AA, the key escutcheon is also made from mother of pearl.
A perfect addition to your eclectic home decor or a fabulous gift idea. This would suit any boudoir as a keep safe or jewelry box in any antique or vintage style property.
The box measures 11.75" long by 9" deep by 7" tall and weighs 6lb 10oz
The box is in good condition considering age and use, there is an old split in the lid along with a small piece of veneer missing from the side of the box where the secret drawer opens - please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description. Please note that there is no key with this box.
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