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Antique c1800 George Wise Tunbridge Artist WC Paintbox Sewing Case Writing Desk

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Seller: antiqatony (5,638) 99.5%, Location: Brooklyn, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 181963753661 Rare Antique c1800 George Wise Tunbridge Reeves & Woodyer Artist WC Paint Box / Sewing Case / Lap Writing Desk Watercolor & Needlework Drawers, Accessories, Paints , Tools Sewing Box Contains Both Silver & Gold Powders, Tape Measure, Thread Spool, Other Items? Dimensions 15x13x8", Wgt 11 Lbs Info on "Reeves & Woodyer, etc, 1799-1818: Thomas Reeves died in August 1799 (The Times 8 August 1799). His will had been witnessed by William Woodyer in April 1797. His son, William John Reeves (1764-1827), succeeded to the business and briefly traded in his own right, advertising under his own name (The Times 26 December 1799) before going into partnership with Woodyer, advertising as Reeves & Woodyer in April 1800 (The Times 1 April 1800) and as W.J. Reeves & Woodyer (late T. Reeves & Son) in 1801: ‘W.J. Reeves & Co. have now ready …a large Assortment of plain and complete Boxes, with Colours etc, fitted up, of all dimensions. Likewise Swiss and English Crayons, sable and camel-hair pencils, brushes, lead pencils, copal varnish, for ladies’ work, Bristol and every other sort of drawing paper, paletts, chalks, India and British ink, portfolios,…, body colours, drawing instruments, sketch books,…, ivories for miniatures, etc…’" , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Color: Brown, Maker: Reeves Woodyer, Type: Artist Sewing Writing Box, Region of Origin: London, Age: 1800-1899, Original/Reproduction: Original, Material: Wood

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