A Fine Dutch calamander wood writing box
A Fine Dutch calamander wood writing box

A Fine Dutch calamander wood writing box

1600 to 1700 Dutch

Offered by Finch & Co

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A very fine Dutch calamander wood writing box with silver filigree set with semi-precious gem stones and enamel plaques depicting Cupid with his bow and tokens of true love.
The interior complete with original silk lining and padding, silver inkwell and pounce pot, original exquisite silver crisslework quill pen and silver key.
Second half of the 17th century

Size : 28 cm wide x 19 cm deep x 7.5 cm high
11 ins wide x 7½ ins deep x 3 ins high

This beautiful Dutch, exotic wood writing box is in outstanding condition. It is complete with all of its original semi-precious stone and enamel mounts and interior fittings. It is of such a high quality of workmanship it suggets it was made for an important courtly gift, and has since been carefully kept and preserved for over 300 years
Height 7.50 cm (2.95 inches)
Width 28.00 cm (11.02 inches)
Depth 19.00 cm (7.48 inches)
wood silver semi-precious stones , enamel , silver filigree, silk quill
Finch & Co

Finch & Co
Suite No 744
2 Old Brompton Road

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