Maple, satinwood, ebony, burr yew, cherrywood, silvered glass, silver plate and paper
200 x 320 x 247 mm
Place of origin
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Attingham Park, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
Sheraton style workbox in the form of a rectangular marquetry chest with hinged lid with fiddle-back maple ground and drawer below. Inlaid burrwood medallions, scrolling foliage sprays and twisted rope borders. Brass side handles. Contains mirror, various bobbins, thimble, ink and shot pots. Lined in pink paper. English manufacture circa 1780.
Sneyer collection. Given to the National Trust through the Sneyer bequest, 29th April 1987.