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Coromandel Writing Box by John Turrill

Ref# MGHA-1333
Unusually-shaped box typical of Turriil's superb workmanship, veneered in sumptuous coromandel and inlaid with an intricate combination of brass stringing and engraved mother of pearl flowers. The interior is veneered in birdseye maple, has a secret compartment, fretted stationery compartment, inlaid coromandel pen tray, crown top inkwell and Coombs leather match striker.

John Turrill of 52 New Bond Street, London was a famous maker of Dressing Cases, Writing Desks, Work Boxes and Leather travelling cases.

Circa 1845

Price: £2950