This box has a marquetry picture of a tanned women snorkeler swimming towards a treasure chest on the sea bed. The pimento burr veneer represents the sandy sea bed. The dimensions are 328mm wide, 242mm deep, 118mm high. There are two trays, the top tray has four compartments 91mm x 88mm and one compartment 192mm x 88mm, 20mm deep. The bottom tray has three compartments 192mm x 88mm, 25mm deep. There is a 27mm space below the bottom tray. Carved iroko handles are fitted to the sides of the box. Lined in black baize. The box carcase and trays are jointed with hand-cut dovetails.
Pimento burr jewellery box