An Fine Onyx Toilet Box By George Betjemann & Sons
The case constructed in a fine solid onyx having a continuous grain on all its facets, of rectangular form raised on a stepped base. The brass guard strapping, filigree corner brackets and side handles finely engraved and chased with floral motifs and bearing 36 luxurious ‘Tiger’s Eye’ agates. The lockable hinged lid bearing the cipher ‘JAS, V’ superimposed with the baronial coronet of European origin, the lock itself stamped ‘G. Betjemann & Sons, Makers London,’ and opening to reveal an interior lined and ruched with velvet and leather of Tyrian purple, which allows it to hold a variety of bottles. The ruched velvet panel in the lid can be removed to reveal a mirror fitted to the underside. Perfect for a desk accessory.