Vintage Leather Jewelry Gift Box F Walter Lawrence
This exceptional vintage early 20th century brown leather jewelry gift box has gold embossed trim of the outside with cream color velvet and satin for the liner.
Embossed on the inside lid with F. Walter Lawrence, Inc. - 527 5th Ave - New York.
Frank Walter Lawrence was a notable jeweler born November 2, 1864 and passed away March 10, 1929.
Lawrence started his first jewelry business in Newark, N.J in 1889 and moved to New York City in 1894. Inc was added to the name in 1913.
Noted jewelry historian, curator and lecturer Janet Zapata mounted an exhibit of his work at the Newark Museum in 2004 and wrote an article about him for the April 2004 Magazine Antiques.
This beautiful and very collectible presentation box measures 5 inches long by 2 1/2 inches wide and 1 5/8 inches high.
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