A Georgian oval box with striking inlaid parquetry to the lid and to the curved sides. Note on the sides there are some of the tumbling block cubes which  resemble those used in the Tunbridge Ware industry. Stripes in alternating light and dark woods finish the sides. On the lid made to look like a flower are various inlaid diamonds spanning from a central circle, again using different toned woods to give a very striking appearance. Some of the woods used include Walnut, Satin wood,, Rosewood and Birds Eye Maple.

There is a working key.


It measures 22cm w x 5cm h,

Antique Georgian Oval Parquetry Box

    We first became involved in Antique Treen and furniture some twenty five years ago and since then a passion for Treen, small wooden snuff boxes and decorative wooden items has developed into Opus Antiques.

    This web site shows only a  small selection of our current stock for sale, if you are looking for something you don't see, please contact us.


    We are also interested in buying Antique Treen items. As well as using our Contact page, you can also email or telephone us on 07941 285532


    The word Treen is derived from the word tree and is a term used to describe wooden household objects, all turned from one piece of wood e.g. a bowl, plate, gingerbread mould, and spoons, always having a function.

    Nowadays when we talk about Antique Treen it tends to cover all small wooden items including antique snuff boxes, candle stands, spice towers, etc. often made from several pieces of turned wood.


    When a piece of wood has been painstakingly turned or carved, handled, polished and loved over a few hundred years old, it can develop a wonderful colour and patina and becomes an irresistible piece of Antique Treen.

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