Regency Penwork Chinoiserie Box.
An Ornate penwork box in mainly black and gold with chinoiserie designs all around the box , the top of the box is a scene of a reclining lady with two courtiers and a peacock in the middle surrounded by stylized flowers and foliage. The box dates back to c.1815. The box features a working lock and tasselled key. The interior has been relined with a beautiful blue and gold handcrafted marble paper.
The box measures 30 x 18 and stands 8.5 cm high.