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Paper mache box by ‘Jennens and Bettridge’ £190

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A well shaped papier mache box, the front, top and sides have very attractive gilt decoration, the top is profusely inlaid with mother of pearl. This box is inscribed on the bottom by ‘Jennens and Bettridge’. This company was active in the middle of the 19th cent and was well known for making very fine papier mache articles. The condition of the exterior is generally good with a little rubbing in places, the interior has some of its old lining but does require attention. Sizes: 9 ¼ “(24cms) wide, 5”(13 cms) deep, 6”(15cms) high. Date circa 1850.

9 ¼ “(24cms) wide, 5”(13 cms) deep, 6”(15cms) high

Circa 1850


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