Antique Melliship & Harris Safe Box

Antique Melliship & Harris Safe Box

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Reference

81770

A small leather on softwood Safe Box with gilt tramline decoration and a brass handle to the top.

The interior of the safe has 2 hinged lids marked Gold and Silver; behind the 2 compartments is a well which probably held a now missing Cash Book; to the lid interior there is a pocket marked Notes. The box retains its key. The maker's details of Melliship & Harris, 111 Westbourne Grove, London is stamped in gilt between the 2 hinges. It is known that they produced a similar box in red leather. Late 19th Century.

Dimensions:

Height 10.5 cm / 4 14"
Width 17.5 cm / 7"
Depth 11.5 cm / 4 12"
Period

Late 19th Century.

Medium

Leather on Softwood

Country

England

Signed

Melliship & Harris, 111 Westbourne Grove, London

Exhibitions
The Sundowners

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