S/3771 Antique Treen 19th Century Mahogany Book Box
A good quality mahogany book box, having a rounded spine in figured mahogany and a full sized pull out drawer. The whole is extensively inlaid in a squared geometric pattern of different woods, with a central crucifix to each side, possibly indicating that it was made to enclose a prayer book. The whole has a lovely rich contrasting colour and excellent patination.
4¼ in. (11 cm.) Wide
1 in. (2.5 cm.) Deep
5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) High
English Circa 1840