DescriptionA Twenty-Five Piece Samuel Fisher and George Brace Coromandel Wood, Silver, and Glass Vanity Chest, circa 1860-1861
Marks to box: FISHER, MAKER, 188 STRAND
Marks to silver: (lion passant), (leopard's head), (duty mark), e, f, GB
6-1/8 h x 12-1/4 w x 8 inches deep (15.6 x 31.1 x 20.3 cm) (box)
The rectangular box constructed of coromandel veneer throughout, lid with inset with brass medallion engraved B, interior fitted with silver lidded vanity boxes and bottles engraved GMB, upper velvet-lined lid concealing mirror and document folder, cantilever button ejecting lower drawer fitted with manicure implements, tray lifting to reveal brushes and leather strap.
Light scratching and scuffing to exterior box, some pushing to silver lids, some very light scuffing and fleabiting to glass vessels, moderate contact wear to leather elements esp at mirror release to interior lid, mirror release mechanism sticks, age-related cracking and chipping to veneer; chipping to cantilever button, lot is without key.
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