Maker: Parkins & Gotto
A leather Jewellery Case with protective leather hide cover case.
The outer cover has tooled tramlines, 2 short straps and a surrounding belt strap to secure it over the Jewellery Case. The Case lid has large gilt hinges and a sprung lock which is stamped Parkins Gotto Patent London. The case is stamped on either side of the lock in gilt with Parkins & Gotto Maker and 24 & 25 Oxford St.
This Jewellery Case is a good size and has 2 lift out trays over a compartment with a single central divider. The middle tray has 3 compartments running the width of the box but the top tray is much busier. It has a removable fob watch easel stand to the middle surrounded by various sized compartments fitted or plain to take jewellery. The trays are all lined in dark blue velvet to cushion their contents and have a chamfered top edge.
This Jewellery case is testament to the quality of goods they sold. Late 19th Century.