Intricate, Sailor Made Rosewood and Pine Lift Top Box
Made from Ebony, mother of pearl, ivory and whalebone.
The center of the lid having a pyramid top with a mother-of-pearl diamond and surrounded by whale ivory panels with the rest of the lid having relief-carved flowering branches with carved ebony urns and inlaid with of mother-of-pearl. Each corner has a whale ivory heart and cross and the sides with whale ivory diamonds,the interior is lined with fabric 1840-1860
3 ¾” x 9” x 5 ½”
Ex-collection of Barbara Johnson