Lot 215 (Out of the Ordinary, 13th February 2018)

A David Linley for Dunhill architectural jewellery box

A David Linley for Dunhill architectural jewellery box,
c.1994, David Linley for Alfred Dunhill Folly box (1) 'The Lodge', a magnificent architectural-form jewel box, featuring a façade with arches lined with contrasting bird's-eye maple veneers and, a fine balustrade made of vavona burr wood. Set into the plinth (and typical of all of the 'Folly Boxes'), is a secret compartment with push-release mechanism. The hinged roof lifts to reveal a small dressing mirror inside the lid, etched with, the edition number '1 of 10', and a fully fitted interior with multiple lift-out trays, each lined in suede. Complete with original travelling case,
28cm deep, 37cm high

Literature: Illustrated in David Linley, 'Extraordinary Furniture',, Mitchell Beazley, published 1996.

Sold for £6,000


Condition report
The architectural jewellery box does not look to have ever been used and is without damage, it looks to be in perfect condition. The outer travelling case has a few scratches and bumps.