A handsome and large trapezoidal box in richly veneered yew wood burl with a diamond shaped escutcheon, bone feet, soft blue paper-lined interior with working lock and key. The hand French polish brings out the striking wood grain and color; English, circa 1820.
height: 7 in. 18 cm., width: 11 in. 28 cm., depth: 5.5 in. 14 cm.