A mid 19th century Victorian rosewood jewellery or dressing box.
The box is inlaid with mother of pearl and pewter and has a side drawer to hold jewellery.
The interior has several jars and bottles with sterling silver tops and a manicure set.
The interior has a lift out tray that holds the manicure set, four silver toped jars and two scent bottles and under the tray is a storage compartment.
To the back of the box are a pair of silver top scent bottles, a silver top jar and a tin storage box with a velvet covered lid.
The box lid has a fall down panel that has a leather correspondence folder on the reverse and has a lift out mirror.
The box has working locks and keys and the front lock is stamped ‘VR’ under a crown.
The sterling silver lids have hall marks for London, the year 1840 and a maker’s mark for TD (possibly Thomas Diller).
The box and fittings are in good condition, the velvet to the interior and manicure set is slightly worn. (Circa 1840)
Height 17.3cm (6.8 inches)
Width 30.7cm (12 inches)
Depth 23cm (9 inches)