Antique Victorian Highly Decorated Collar and Cuff Box with Drawer

Antique Victorian Highly Decorated Collar and Cuff Box with Drawer

Sale price $100.00 Regular price $119.95

Description: Collar boxes were once used to store men’s removable collars and cuffs from their shirts when not in use. This charming collar box most likely from the Victorian era is made of wood, covered with decorative paper and embellished with embossed front edges on the hinged lid and body. One pull-out drawer located in the platform may have been used to store collar studs and bar pins. What makes this special is two applied portraits outlined with a tin applique. On the lid is a girl holding a bouquet of flowers with a spray in her hair. The front of the box is a beautiful scene of two ladies in a canoe, one using a paddle and the other playing an instrument.

Circa: Most likely Late 1800s – Early 1900s

Length: 8”
Width: 7 ¼”
Height: 8”

Product Weight
:  1 pound 15 ounces

Primary Colors: Blue, Green, Cream

Primary Material:  Wood, Paper, Fabric, Tin

Markings: No visible makers’ marks

Condition: Previously owned - used. Condition is consistent with age and use. Over 130 years old. Exterior and functionality are in good condition. All hinges, clasps and hardware is in working order. Drawer works as it should. On exterior, small areas of paper peeling on some corners and/or edges. Inside has a poor appearance with staining and some paper peeling and may need to be restored. Collar insert is still intact.

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