Shaving stand

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Wood (probably mahogany), textile, glass, metal (probably tin), brass, steel, mother-of-pearl, ivory, tortoise shell
Overall: 4 5/8 x 11 3/8 x 7 1/4 in. ( 11.7 x 28.9 x 18.4 cm )
engraved: on handle of razor: "[vertical symbol composed of O+O] JOSEPH ELLIOT'S/CELEBRATED RAZOR" pressed: on side of medicine bottle: "DELLUC & CO/NEW YORK"
Wood (probably mahogany) shaving stand with gilt decoration on outside of box, keyhole surround, and space for (disattached) brass plaque on top; detachable mirror on underside of lid kept in place by two gilt leaf-shaped fixtures; top shelf partitioned into compartments covered in purple velvet, central compartment lifts out, as does entire shelf; bottom partitioned into three compartments, covered in foil (probably aluminum); accessories include folding razor with mother-of-pearl sheath, tortoise shell strap, ivory-backed toothbrush in tin container with hinged lid, two colorless square glass bottles with stoppers, and one colorless glass medicine bottle with cork.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group