Antique Jewelry or dressing box made by Asprey of London, in coromandel wood with brass banding The rectangular lid opens to a silk lined fitted interior with a brass plaque reading: "Asprey 166 Bond St. and 22 Albemarle St." which dates it to 1861-1872. Asprey was and remains a well recognized manufacturer of luxury goods, specializing in exceptional jewelry and dressing cases. Cases of burr walnut, rosewood and coromandel wood with brass or gilt mounts elaborately outfitted with dressing accessories, tools and bottles were the hallmark of Asprey's mid nineteenth century creations. (some soiling to silk interior)
11 1/2" x 7" x 2 3/4"