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