Regency Chinoiserie Ladies Sewing or Work Box, Circa 1810
Regency chinoiserie ladies work or sewing box with a shaped swing handle, the lid decorated with two figures wearing oriental clothing in a fenced garden with gilded palm trees, rockery and foliage on a brown background, the side panels are decorated with gilded floral and leaf designs, the inside is decorated with the original blue paper lining with a black and white paper decoupage cut-out of three young ladies.
In this period, the blue paper is what sugar came wrapped in and saved for this purpose.
- England Circa 1810
- Height: 6.5" with handle upright | Width: 9" | Depth: 6.5"
- Item #8055
- Price: $2,300
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