Good quality specimen wood box of various English hardwoods including yew, burl yew, walnut, cherry, pear, elm, ash and others. Each inlaid panel is separated by pinstripe boxwood inlay; silver kite shaped escutcheon, turned ebony feet and intricate checkered banding of boxwood and walnut along the edges, working lock with key, English circa 1820.
height: 4 in. 10 cm., width: 10 in. 25.5 cm., depth: 7.5 in. 19 cm.