HOBBS & Co LONDON DECORATED METAL DEED BOX. Circa 1860
This unusual decorated metal Deed Box, stamped Hobbs & Co London, dates from circa 1860. It is intricately painted to imitate Burr Walnut, a favourite timber of the Victorians. It has the original brass carrying handles and decorative metal corners.
The inside has two fitted, removable trays and a lockable document enveloped within the lid, for which there is a key. There is no key for the outside lock.
The Deed Box is in overall good condition with the expected wear of a travelling case.
Height: 7.25 inches (18.5 cm)
Width: 15.75 inches (40 cm)
Depth: 12 inches (30.5 cm)
Delivery within the UK is included.
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