Seller: regentantiquesuk (2.798) 100%, Location: London N4 1BX, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 372247364614 OUR LONDON SHOWROOMS OPEN MON to FRI 10am - 5pm And Alternate Saturdays Regent Antiques has been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental antique furniture, silver and porcelain. Our main markets are Europe and North America and we export worldwide. Antique Victorianl Empire Revival Burr Walnut Casket Sewing Box C1860 This is a superb quality antique Victorian burr walnut casket, sewing box in Empire Revival Style, with elaborate decorative brass and bronze mounts, circa 1860 in date. The rectangular lid is beautifully decorated with cut brass mounts centred with a striking bronze sphynx. The front is also decorated with cut brass and two superb bronze sphynx mounts. The interior is lined with the original pink silk and paper lined divided interior with a section to accommodate your letters and notes. Complete with the original working lock with key. This is a highly decorative piece which will make a statement once placed on any period desk. Condition: In excellent condition having been beautifully restored in our workshops, the interior fabric shows signs of wear commensurate with age and use, please see photos for confirmation. Dimensions in cm: Height 12 x Width 26 x Depth 12Dimensions in inches: Height 4.7 x Width 10.2 x Depth 4.7 Burr Walnut refers to the swirling figure present in nearly all walnut when cut and polished, and especially in the wood taken from the base of the tree where it joins the roots. However the true burr is a rare growth on the tree where hundreds of tiny branches have started to grow. Burr walnut produces some of the most complex and beautiful figuring you can find. Our reference: 08201 Image gallery Take a tour of our London showrooms Write to us: Regent Antiques Manor Warehouse 318 Green Lanes London N4 1BX By Underground: Take Piccadilly line to Manor House station. Go to top of escalators and turn left. Take exit 7 and walk straight on for 10 metres. Manor Warehouse is on the right. By road: There is car parking available on site. Payment Pay with your credit card through PayPal. Please make all cheques payable to "Regent Antiques." Bank details: Regent Antiques - BBVA - Account: 05701615 - Sort: 23-59-11 Shipping and returns We ship worldwide. Postage and packing for: Mainland UK: FREE European Union: £20.00 North America: £30.00 (Please note that this is in Pounds Sterling, not US Dollars) Rest of world: £35.00 If you require shipping to a location for which a shipping charge is not provided, please ask for a quote prior to bidding. Williams and Hill Forwarding is our preferred shipping agent for our valuable and fragile furniture items delivered within the UK. After you purchase, we will make all the arrangements to get your item to your door. Stephen Morris Shipping is our preferred specialist for delivery outside of the UK. Increased shipping costs incurred when purchasing additional items are generally quite low. For the best value, we recommend offsetting this cost by purchasing multiple items. We require that someone be home on the agreed delivery day if applicable, otherwise a redelivery fee will apply. In accordance with Distance Selling Regulations, we offer a 30-day money back guarantee if you are not satisfied with the item. The item must be returned in its original packaging and condition. Unless the item is not as described in a material way, the buyer is responsible for return shipping expenses. Buyers are fully responsible for any customs duties or local taxes that may be incurred on items sent outside of the European Union.