"Box Case Eighteenth Straw Marquetry 6 X 9.5 X 4 Cm Closed"fine boxed colored straw marquetry 6 x 9.5 x 4 cm closed trace missing the straw marquetry has attracted over the centuries many amateurs and professionals. Poor relation of inlaid wood, it was used by both marquetry by religious, sailors and convicts, and gave birth to a rich crafts from the 17th century, especially in France. If the straw marquetry experiencing significant growth in the seventeenth century in France, it is mainly in the eighteenth century it faces the greatest success with refined objects participating in the taste of the time for the sights. These objects, that could buy from specialist dealers like Sieurs Chervain and Delasson, for example, were offered in New Year gifts. Germany, Italy and England also succumb to this mode.