This is an early to mid 1800s Tunbridge Ware Paper weight. It is rectangular in shape and has a lead weight inside it. Veneered on the outside on the top with different specimen woods to create a 3D cube effect using a variety of woods including rosewood,, birds eye maple to snakewood and cherry wood

The edges are veneered in a floral geometric pattern. An unusual piece.

It measures 13.4cm l x 8.5cm w x 1.6cm h

Antique Tunbridge Ware Paper Weight