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Box

Box

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1840-1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Rosewood, with marquetry of various woods

  • Credit Line:

    Given by A. Myers Smith

  • Museum number:

    W.9-1925

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Box, rectangular, rosewood with marquetry of various woods (Tunbridge Ware). The hinged lid has a floral design surrounded by a geometrical border. Band of ornament around the base.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1840-1870 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (made)

Materials and Techniques

Rosewood, with marquetry of various woods

Dimensions

Height: 5.7 cm, Length: 22.9 cm, Depth: 9.2 cm, :

Object history note

Given to the V&A in 1925 by A. Myers Smith [R.P. 24/8435].

Descriptive line

English box, mid-19th century

Materials

Rosewood

Techniques

Marquetry

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Marquetry; Woodwork; Containers; Household objects

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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