Austrian 1880s Birch and Mahogany Sewing Box with Marquetry Star Motif DLW

An Austrian birch and mahogany sewing box circa 1880 with marquetry top and cross banding. This Austrian birch and mahogany sewing box, circa 1880 is a perfect blend of craftsmanship and practicality. Embellished with a marquetry top and cross banding, this box combines elegance with a rich heritage, making it a striking addition to any decor. Designed with a star marquetry motif on the top, this sewing box manifests the intricate Austrian craftsmanship of the 19th century. The vivid details of the motif, masterfully inlaid, reflect a testament to the artistic skill involved in creating this antique piece. This rectangular box showcases edges accentuated with thin banding in alternating dark and light tones, creating a rhythm that engages the eye. The varied tones of birch and mahogany come together to celebrate a rich visual tapestry, adding depth and personality to the piece. Upon opening, the box reveals organized compartments and a sewing kit, infusing functionality with beauty. Ideal for storing your sewing essentials, this birch and mahogany sewing box is an epitome of style meeting substance. Its intricate design elements and practical aspects make it a coveted collectible, a celebration of Austrian artistry from the bygone era.
Place of Origin: England
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 11.75"W x 8"D x 5"H
Inventory Number: XXG546
Price: $1,450