This brown faux Leather ring box complete with royal blue velvet lining is just gorgeous! The script "Botly & Lewis 25 Kings St Reading" sits nestled below the City of London coat of arms, which reads "Domine, dirige nos" translating to "Lord, guide us".
We have found an image, dating back to 1893 of Kings Street, Reading, which features Botly & Lewis jewellers, that's a whooping 128 years ago, making this piece a precious antique. This little box holds vast amounts of history, with strong connections to the fabulous City of London.
Crafted from tan faux leather, the box is smooth to the touch boasting a visible grain. Her immaculate royal blue velvet lining is the perfect finishing touch to this opulent ring box, a new abode for your most precious ring, which will take pride of place on your dressing table.
ERA: Victorian (1837-1901).
MEASUREMENTS: Box is 33.5mm long x 30mm wide.
MATERIALS: Faux Leather, Blue Velvet lining, cream lining, Gold tone Metal.
Clasp tests as Gold tone metal.
STAMPS & HALLMARKS: "Botly & Lewis 25 Kings St Reading", City of London coat of arms "Domine, dirige nos" on inner cream lining.
PACKAGING: Your order will be gift wrapped free of charge in a Lillicoco cardboard box made from recycled materials, tied with a ribbon.
EXCELLENT: This brown faux Leather ring box complete with royal blue velvet lining is in superb condition for her age! Her faux Leather is fully intact, free from any notable damage. Inside, her cream satin lining and blue velvet lining is in immaculate condition, fully secure to the inside of the box. The Gold tone metal clasp is fully functioning, ensuring your ring is kept safe at all times. Although her hinge is still sturdy, due to her age we would recommend you handle her with care. This little box is a firm favourite here at Lillicoco, we will be envious of anyone who gets to enjoy her!