17th Century William and Mary Olive Oyster Lace Box, Circa 1680-1700

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Object Description

A fine and rare 17th-century William and Mary period olive oyster lace box of perfect proportions. 1680-1700, England

The cross-grain moulded top is entirely covered in well-placed oyster of olive in geometric patterns, inlaid with a central motif and quadrants, opening to a framed interior of olive and baized lined. Similarly, the cross-grain moulded frieze is veneered in figured olive.

The box is in superb condition and of good colour, mellowing over centuries to a lovely patinated finish.

Object Condition

Wear consistent with age and use. Superb original condition, fantastic colour.

Object Details

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Buscot Manor

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