S/2379 Antique George III Jewellery Box in the Form of Books
A rare and most unusual George III hinged jewellery box, simulating five leather bound books with lettered and gilded spines, titled Lady's Magazine on one side. The book spine slides open to expose a keyhole for a brass lock. The interior is lined and papered with possibly the original pink velvet. The whole retains a lovely colour and patination.
8½ in. (21.5 cm.) Wide
5¼ in. (13.5 cm.) Deep
5 in. (13 cm.) High
English Circa 1810