Bird's eye maple, Dalbergia nigra, Mother-of-pearl [pinctada maxima], Paper, Rosewood [dalbergia nigra], Textile
85 x 240 x 101 mmOrder this image
Llanerchaeron, Ceredigion (Accredited Museum)
An inlaid rosewood box with arched lid. Top of lid inlaid with bird's eye maple with stylised foliage edges. Central oval mother-of-pearl disc. Similar inlay on front of lid and base. Interior of lid lined with cushioned red fabric with raised scrolled design. Base lined in red paper with gold stars. Inscirbed - Marquetry work box was key hole surround burr mapel or brass or mother of (label inside)
An item from the Pamela Ward Collection, left to the National Trust in Miss Ward's will in 1994.
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Marquetry work box was key hole surround burr maple or brass or mother of (label inside)