Pandora's box table opens at Bonhams with $93,000 estimate

An early Victorian walnut table that is inlaid with scenes from the Greek myth, the Opening of Pandora's Box, will appear at Bonhams on June 12.

Pandora's Box table
The Great Exhibition of 1851 showcased the finest 'works of industry', and gave rise to countless other World's Fair exhibitions throughout the 19th century

The table was made by RW Herring & Son and exhibited at the spectacular Great Exhibition of 1851 in London's Hyde Park.

Inlaid with brass, pewter, copper, morther of pearl and ivory, with a further six engraved brass scenes, it is expected to sell for up to £60,000 ($93,000).

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