18th Century walnut marquetry box with contrasting dark and light diagonal inlay. Each of the sides including the top having inlaid square walnut panels. Each of these 8 burr walnut side panels are framed with either fruitwood or coramandle. The two panels on the back of the box are separated by a checkered pattern of cherry and maple. Original key and working lock. Repapered insides. ca. 1790, restorations, French polish.
height: 5.5 in. 14 cm., width: 13.25 in. 33.5 cm., depth: 10.25 in. 26 cm.