Lot 174
Property from an Eastern Shore Collection

George III Satinwood Inlaid Octagonal Box and a Regency Parquetry Mixed Wood Sewing Box
Late 18th-Early 19th Century
The first, with a hinged top having a central marquetry conch shell on a green-stain ground within a Tunbridge border and a laurel wreath, opening to view a storage compartment; the second, sarcophagus-form with the top having a cubed parquetry panel within rope inlay above a body of ebonized and mixed wood triangular banding, opening to view a blue paper-lined interior with a removable tray, raised on brass ball feet. The first with some chips and losses to inlay particularly to the top; the second with some restorations to inlay.
Height of first: 6 in (15.2 cm); Width: 10-1/4 in (26 cm); Depth: 10-1/4 in (26 cm); Height of second: 6-1/4 in (15.9 cm); Width: 11-1/4 in (28.6 cm); Depth: 8-3/4 in (22.2 cm)
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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Sold for $500