Bird's eye maple, Leatherette, Paper
59 x 152 x 153 mmOrder this image
Llanerchaeron, Ceredigion (Accredited Museum)
Square Tunbridge Ware box with hinged lid. Box veneered with bird's eye maple. Square field in centre of lid with cube design in various woods. Tessellated mosaic border around edge of top of lid depicting stylised foliage. Key hole in front of base, key inside. Interior lined with red paper with gilt tree root pattern. Red leatherette lining on base. Inscribed - Burr maple? 402515 4.15.0 foreign bird's eye maple Tunbridge Ware Box p122 Pinto (label inside)
An item from the Pamela Ward Collection, left to the National Trust in Miss Ward's will in 1994.
Marks and inscriptions
Burr maple? 402515 4.15.0 (foreign) birds eye maple Tunbridge Ware Box pl22 Pinto (label inside)