Howard is a stunning four compartment luxury leather box a French Nécessaire
Front flap down flat to allow easy access for large or delicate items.
He has been hand tooled work across his lid, edges and internal edges. The lid with embossed design of shells and swirls with gold guilt finish still visible at parts
Howard is a superb beautiful box is covered in deep red brown crosshatch leather.
He has brass detailing on escutcheon, internal hinges and lock with has a patent mark with a crown
His inside has a blue silk taffeta lining with a velvet ring holder.
Howard is a French box dating 1880c
He has some wear throughout to her leather exterior and inside are have some wear and discolouring but free from at large rips and tears
These boxes were mainly owned by royalty, nobleman and other wealthy individuals, and were created as useful travel accessories keep their valuable luxury accessories. Variety of boxes created for toiletries, sewing, writing being very desirable to use and collect today.
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