Lot 269: ATTRIBUTED TO TALWIN MORRIS GLASGOW STYLE ART NOUVEAU COPPER JEWELLERY BOX, CIRCA 1900 33cm x 9.5cm x 11.5cm
October 26, 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
ATTRIBUTED TO TALWIN MORRIS
GLASGOW STYLE ART NOUVEAU COPPER JEWELLERY BOX, CIRCA 1900
repoussé decorated with stylised hearts and plant forms on a beaten ground, the hinged lid enclosing a plush upholstered interior, the whole raised on sphere feet
33cm x 9.5cm x 11.5cm
Box in good general condition with a few minor marks here and there
There are two tarnished patches to the top of the lid, one on the LH and one on the RH side
Sides and base in good order
Interior plush upholstery is a bit dirty and tired and has some wear around the edges and on the base, also there is a stain to the base.
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Notes: Literature: Euler, Laura ''The Glasgow Style'', 2008, p.128, fig. 258 where a similar box is illustrated