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Round Antique Decorative Tibetan Stone Inlaid Box with Lid in Blue
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
A small round metal decorative box with a lid, and inlaid glass or stones in blue. This piece comes from Tibet and is created from brass. The top and sides are decorated with polishe...
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20th Century Tibetan Tibetan Decorative Boxes

Materials

Stone, Metal

Fossil Stone Box with Hinged Lid
Located in New York, NY
Fossil stone box with hinged lid. Fossil stone is a material formed, changed, or altered by a process called fossilization. This process replaces organic materials in rock or stone w...
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2010s Indian Grand Tour Decorative Boxes

Materials

Stone

  • Fossil Stone Box with Hinged Lid
  • Fossil Stone Box with Hinged Lid
  • Fossil Stone Box with Hinged Lid
  • Fossil Stone Box with Hinged Lid
H 1.5 in. W 6 in. D 4.25 in.
Ornate Pewter Box with Mixed Stones
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This pewter box has an ornate pattern of what appears to be twisting vines and leaves, among assorted semi precious bezel set stones. The stones vary in color from black and white to...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes

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Stone, Pewter

  • Ornate Pewter Box with Mixed Stones
  • Ornate Pewter Box with Mixed Stones
  • Ornate Pewter Box with Mixed Stones
  • Ornate Pewter Box with Mixed Stones
H 1 in. W 4.75 in. D 3.75 in.
Vintage Brass and Wood Decorative Box with Large Quartz Crystal Stone, Brazil
Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Vintage Hollywood Regency style decorative box in white oakwood with a satin brass metal lid. The box features a large white quartz crystal stone accent. The hinged lid opens to reve...
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Early 2000s Brazilian Hollywood Regency Decorative Boxes

Materials

Quartz, Brass

1980s Tessellated Stone With Brass Inlay Pyramid Shaped Box
Located in Tarrytown, NY
1980s tessellated stone with brass inlay pyramid shaped box.
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Vintage 1980s Decorative Boxes

Materials

Stone

1980s Maitland Smith Tessellated Stone Box with Brass Inlay
Located in Tarrytown, NY
1980s Maitland Smith tessellated stone box with brass inlay.
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Vintage 1980s Decorative Boxes

Materials

Stone

Jaru Cast Stone Ceramic Box with Bow Motif
By Jaru
Located in Miami, FL
Cast stone ceramic box with a bow and ribbon motif by Jaru.
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Late 20th Century American Post-Modern Decorative Boxes

Materials

Cast Stone

Brass Keepsake Box with Lapis Stone
Located in New York, NY
Brass keepsake, jewelry box with a large oval cabochon lapis stone, lined in velvet.
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21st Century and Contemporary Asian Bohemian Decorative Boxes

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Lapis Lazuli, Brass

  • Brass Keepsake Box with Lapis Stone
  • Brass Keepsake Box with Lapis Stone
  • Brass Keepsake Box with Lapis Stone
  • Brass Keepsake Box with Lapis Stone
H 2.25 in. W 5.75 in. D 3.5 in.
Wooden Box Inlaid with Stone Tiles from Cyprus Internment Camps
Located in New York, NY
Wood and stone box from the internment camps in Cyprus, Circa 1946 Oblong wooden box. On the lid is a stone plaque decorated with an image of a ship at sea, surrounded by a frame an...
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Vintage 1940s Decorative Boxes

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Stone

Colorful Semi Precious Stone Rectangular Jewelry or Trinket Box with Lid
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
A beautiful colorful decorative box with a lid created from Carrara marble and inlaid with a variety of semi-precious stones. The sides are inlaid with a variety of stones in abstrac...
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20th Century Indian Bauhaus Decorative Boxes

Materials

Stone

Colorful Semi Precious Stone Rectangular Jewelry or Trinket Box with Lid
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
A beautiful colorful decorative box with lid created from Carrara marble and inlaid with a variety of semi-precious stones. The sides are inlaid with a variety of stones in abstract ...
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20th Century Indian Folk Art Decorative Boxes

Materials

Stone

Stunning Maitland Smith Tessellated Stone Box with Bronze Lizard Handle
By Maitland Smith
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Handsome decorative box of tessellated stone having a fabulous bronze verdigris lizard handle. Box itself is 3" H.
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Vintage 1970s Thai Decorative Boxes

Materials

Stone, Bronze

Hinged Beige Stone Box in a Rectangular Form with a Silvered Frame
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A hinged Rectangular light beige stone box with silvered frame. Perfect for jewelry, keepsakes or on a desk to hold paperclips.......... Why not place it on a table just for good loo...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes

Materials

Stone, Silver Plate

Colorful Semi Precious Stone Rectangular Jewelry or Trinket Box with Lid
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
A beautiful colorful decorative box with a lid created from Carrara marble and inlaid with a variety of semi-precious stones. The sides are inlaid with a variety of stones in abstrac...
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20th Century Indian Folk Art Decorative Boxes

Materials

Stone, Jade, Carrara Marble

Maitland Smith Black Tessellated Stone Hinged Jewelry Box with Brass Inlays
By Maitland Smith
Located in Ft Lauderdale, FL
Maitland Smith black tessellated stone hinged jewelry box with brass inlays. USA 1970s. Large size jewelry or storage box, centerpiece or decorative container.
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Late 20th Century American Modern Decorative Boxes

Materials

Stone, Brass

Colorful Semi Precious Stone Rectangular Jewelry or Trinket Box with Lid
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
A beautiful colorful decorative box with a lid created from Carrara marble and inlaid with a variety of semi-precious stones. The sides are inlaid with a variety of stones in abstrac...
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20th Century Indian Bauhaus Decorative Boxes

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Carrara Marble

Italian Silver Plate and Wood Box with Agate Stone Slab
Located in Atlanta, GA
Lovely 1980s Italian modernist silver plate lidded box. Minimalist rectangular shape with Macassar wood side panels and lid ornate with agate stone slab. Interior in Formica imitatin...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Decorative Boxes

Materials

Agate, Metal, Silver Plate

Round Yellow Alabaster Stone Trinket Box with Floral Motif, Italy
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
A beautiful round yellow alabaster trinket box. This small box has hinged a lid which is decorated with a gold metal rim at the lip. A floral design decorates the top. Great for dres...
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20th Century Italian Art Nouveau Decorative Boxes

Materials

Alabaster

Tessellated Horn Jewelry Box with Adventurine Green Stone Border
By Maitland Smith
Located in New York, NY
Tessellated horn box with green stone border on top. Mahogany lined interior and felt bottom. Maitland Smith, 1980s.
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Jewelry Boxes

Materials

Stone

Large Moroccan Wedding Silvered Jewelry Box Inlaid with Semi-Precious Stones
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Large vintage Moroccan wedding jewelry box inlaid with semi-precious colored stones and covered with silvered hammered metal filigree with Moorish design. Large Moroccan jewelry box...
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Mid-20th Century Moroccan Moorish Decorative Boxes

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Multi-gemstone

Sodalite Box with Hinged Lid
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful Sodalite box with hinged lid. Sodalite is a rich royal blue tectosilicate mineral widely used as an ornamental gemstone. Sodalite is believed to encourage rational thought...
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21st Century and Contemporary Indian Grand Tour Decorative Boxes

Materials

Stone, Brass

  • Sodalite Box with Hinged Lid
  • Sodalite Box with Hinged Lid
  • Sodalite Box with Hinged Lid
  • Sodalite Box with Hinged Lid
H 1.25 in. W 6 in. D 4 in.
Karl Springer White Snake Skin Lidded Box with Semi Precious Stone, 1970s
By Karl Springer
Located in New York, NY
Artisan box with lid in white snake skin on outside and inside with a semi-precious stone on top by Karl Springer, American 1970's. The craftsmanship on Springer’s pieces is unsurpas...
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Vintage 1970s American Modern Decorative Boxes

Materials

Multi-gemstone

Round Blue Lapis Lazuli and Marble Stone Jewelry or Trinket Box with Lid
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Beautiful blue Lapis Lazuli and Carrara marble stone jewelry box. Created from genuine blue Lapis Lazuli, this box is low in profile and round in form. This lovely jewelry or trinket...
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20th Century Indian Bauhaus Decorative Boxes

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Lapis Lazuli, Carrara Marble

Round Blue Lapis Lazuli and Marble Stone Jewelry or Trinket Box with Lid
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Beautiful blue Lapis Lazuli and Carrara marble stone jewelry box. Created from genuine blue Lapis Lazuli, this box is low in profile and round in form. This lovely jewelry or trinket...
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20th Century Indian Folk Art Decorative Boxes

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Lapis Lazuli, Carrara Marble

Contemporary Rose Quartz Box with Hinged Lid
Located in Toronto, ON
Invite healing energy into your home with this exquisite rose quartz box. This box is beautifully made with a hinged lid and expert construction. Lined in black velvet with white mar...
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2010s Italian Decorative Boxes

Materials

Precious Stone

  • Contemporary Rose Quartz Box with Hinged Lid
  • Contemporary Rose Quartz Box with Hinged Lid
  • Contemporary Rose Quartz Box with Hinged Lid
  • Contemporary Rose Quartz Box with Hinged Lid
H 1.75 in. W 6.5 in. D 4.5 in.
Chic Box with Graphic Geometric Pattern
Located in New York, NY
Tabletop box with fitted cover in tessellated stone in a graphic geometric. Pattern with interior lined in velvet, American, 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s American Boxes

Materials

Stone

Contemporary Large Purple Opal Box with Hinged Lid
Located in Toronto, ON
Invite healing energy into your home with this exquisite purple opal box. This box is beautifully made with a hinged lid and expert construction. Lined in black velvet with black mar...
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2010s Italian Decorative Boxes

Materials

Precious Stone

Antique Two Tiered Jewelry Casket or Box with Inaid Stones & Porcelain Panels
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This antique and elaborate wooden jewelry casket or box is unsigned, but presumed to have been made in Austria in approximately 1880 in a Gothic Revival style. The box has two tiers ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Austrian Gothic Revival Jewelry Boxes

Materials

Stone

Antique Jeweled Gilt Filigree Casque with Stones and Cameo
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A fine filigree box with gilt finish overall (worn on the sides and top). The lid intricately decorated with inset multicolored cut stones and green and black enamel scrolls. With a ...
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Antique 19th Century Agra Decorative Boxes

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Stone

Contemporary Blue Green Azurite Malachite Box with Hinged Lid
Located in Toronto, ON
Invite healing energy into your home with an exquisite blue green azurite malachite box. This box is beautifully made with a hinged lid and expert construction. Lined in black velvet...
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2010s Russian Decorative Boxes

Materials

Precious Stone

Contemporary Rose Quartz Box with Sapphire Pavé Jewelled Insect
Located in Toronto, ON
A true piece of jewellery for the home, this handmade pink rose quartz box is finished with a precision fit lid and base, featuring a natural sapphire pavé insect set into black rhod...
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2010s Italian Decorative Boxes

Materials

Sterling Silver

Contemporary Rose Quartz Box with Sapphire Pavé Jewelled Insect
Located in Toronto, ON
A true piece of jewellery for the home, this handmade pink rose quartz box is finished with a precision fit lid and base, featuring a natural sapphire pavé insect set into black rhod...
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2010s Italian Decorative Boxes

Materials

Sterling Silver

Contemporary Rose Quartz Box with Sapphire Pavé Jewelled Insect
Located in Toronto, ON
A true piece of jewellery for the home, this handmade pink rose quartz box is finished with a precision fit lid and base, featuring a natural sapphire pavé insect set into black rhod...
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2010s Italian Decorative Boxes

Materials

Sterling Silver

Contemporary Large Tigers Eye Tan Black Box with Hinged Lid
Located in Toronto, ON
Invite healing energy into your home with this exquisite tigers eye box. This box is beautifully made with a hinged lid and expert construction. Lined in black velvet with black marb...
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2010s Italian Decorative Boxes

Materials

Precious Stone

Round Midcentury Green Alabaster Floral Hinged Trinket Box with Lid, Italy
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
A beautiful midcentury circular round green Italian alabaster hinged trinket box. A soft honed stone storage jar with a lid in a green almost jade-like color. The shape is circular w...
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Early 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes

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Stone, Alabaster, Metal

Small Victorian Gilt Metal Dresser or Ring Box with a Pietra Dura Plaque
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A superb small gilt Victorian dresser box with a Pietra Dura plaque to the top. It retains a (torn) note with a dedication dated 1876. Length: circa 3 in. Items purchased fr...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Belle Époque Decorative Boxes

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Stone, Metal

Round Blue Lapis Lazuli and Marble Stone Jewelry or Trinket Box with Lid
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Beautiful blue Lapis Lazuli and Carrara marble stone jewelry box. Created from genuine blue Lapis Lazuli, this box is low in profile and round in form. This lovely jewelry or trinket...
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20th Century Indian Folk Art Jewelry Boxes

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, Carrara Marble

Marble Box with Jewish Star of David Design
By Maitland Smith
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful modern style or Postmodern period marble and brass box with Jewish Star of David design, circa late-20th century, 1980s, 90s. Box, attributed to designer Maitland Smith, ...
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Late 20th Century Philippine Post-Modern Jewelry Boxes

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Stone, Marble, Brass

  • Marble Box with Jewish Star of David Design
  • Marble Box with Jewish Star of David Design
  • Marble Box with Jewish Star of David Design
  • Marble Box with Jewish Star of David Design
H 2.25 in. W 5.69 in. D 3.44 in.
Antique Jewelry Casket with Gold Dore Accent
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Antique jewelry casket with gold dore accent - ouside shades of pink, inside the stone-like material is scooped out on top, inlaid inside, and in shades of purple lilac. Size of t...
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Antique Early 1900s French Directoire Jewelry Boxes

Materials

Stone, Gold

Antique Chased Silver Snuff Box Set with Fine Italian Micromosaic Plaque
Located in London, GB
The small rectangular silver snuff box, chased with foliage decorations and featuring a hinged back, is set with a detailed micromosaic plaque on top. The plaque depicts a rural land...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Grand Tour Snuff Boxes and Tobacco Boxes

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Stone, Silver

Cartier Model Ring in 18k White Gold with Marquise and 17 Diamonds Total 5.75ct
By France"
Located in Madrid, ES
Cartier model ring in 18 k white gold And decorated with 17 diamonds and a diamond central marquise of 1.75 kilates Total 5.75 ct Accompanied with hrd antwerp certificate issued b...
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20th Century French Modern Jewelry Boxes

Materials

Stone

20th Century Italian Multi-Stone Mosaic Mineral Specimen Box with Onyx Interior
Located in Point Richmond, CA
20th Century Italian Multi-Stone Mosaic Mineral Specimen Box with Onyx Interior This exquisitely made natural mineral specimen box features sixty four .75-inch sliced stone squares ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Grand Tour Natural Specimens

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Alabaster, Agate, Carnelian, Lapis Lazuli, Malachite

Labradorite Semi Precious Stone Box with Hinged Lid
Located in New York, NY
Labradorite semiprecious stone box with hinged lid. Labradorite displays an iridescent optical effect (or schiller) known as labradorescence. Labradorite is also known as a stone tha...
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21st Century and Contemporary Indian Grand Tour Decorative Boxes

Materials

Stone, Brass

Los Castillo Circa 1960 Mixed Metals Decorative Box with Stone Inlay
By Los Castillo
Located in New York, NY
Being offered is a circa 1960 decorative box by Los Castillo of Taxco, Mexico. Entirely hand wrought piece made of copper, brass and sterling silver silver. Azur malachite stone inla...
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Vintage 1960s American Decorative Boxes

Decorative Box with Tourmaline Elements
By Selezioni Domus
Located in Scandicci, Florence
Box with real stone Tormalina, black color metal parts in solid brass lacquered. With hinges Made in Florence, Tuscany, by Selezioni Domus Firenze Luxury forniture and fixtures fo...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes

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Brass

  • Decorative Box with Tourmaline Elements
  • Decorative Box with Tourmaline Elements
  • Decorative Box with Tourmaline Elements
  • Decorative Box with Tourmaline Elements
H 3.94 in. W 7.88 in. D 7.88 in.
Decorative Box with Fluorite Crystals Elements
By Selezioni Domus
Located in Scandicci, Florence
Solid brass box with real stone called fluorite, with hinges, in natural "vintage" effect brass Made in Florence, Tuscany, by Selezioni Domus Firenze Reference: Scatola Fluorite FL...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes

Materials

Brass

  • Decorative Box with Fluorite Crystals Elements
  • Decorative Box with Fluorite Crystals Elements
  • Decorative Box with Fluorite Crystals Elements
  • Decorative Box with Fluorite Crystals Elements
H 3.15 in. W 7.88 in. D 7.88 in.
Jewelry Box with Semi Precious Stones
Located in New York, NY
Beautifully executed Jewelry Box. Enamel floral details with sugar Loaf form and faceted semi precious stones on lid. Not signed.
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Early 20th Century Decorative Boxes

Materials

Bronze, Enamel

  • Jewelry Box with Semi Precious Stones
  • Jewelry Box with Semi Precious Stones
  • Jewelry Box with Semi Precious Stones
  • Jewelry Box with Semi Precious Stones
H 3 in. W 5 1/2'' L in. D 5'' W in.
Decorative Box Solid Brass with Fluorite Natural Crystals
By Selezioni Domus
Located in Scandicci, Florence
Box with fluorite real stones, in natural solid brass, dark bronzed-plated finish Made in Florence, Tuscany, by Selezioni Domus Firenze Luxury furniture and fixtures for beautiful ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes

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Brass

Decorative Solid Bras Box with Rose Quartz Elements
By Selezioni Domus
Located in Scandicci, Florence
Box with real stones real quartz, in natural solid brass, lacquered Made in Florence, Tuscany, by Selezioni Domus Firenze Luxury forniture and fixtures for beautiful homes see pho...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes

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Brass

Box Is Solid Brass with Quartz Minerals Decorative Elements
By Selezioni Domus
Located in Scandicci, Florence
Box with real stones white quartz, in natural solid brass, lacquered Made in Florence, Tuscany, by Selezioni Domus Firenze Luxury forniture and fixtures for beautiful homes see ph...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes

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Brass

Decorative Box in Solid Brass with Natural Quartz Gemstone
By Selezioni Domus
Located in Scandicci, Florence
Solid brass box with real stone called Quarzo Madera Levigato, yellow color with hinges, in natural "vintage" effect brass Made in Florence, Tuscany, by Selezioni Domus Firenze Lu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes

Materials

Brass

Square Maitland Smith Tessellated Stone Box with Brass Inlay
By Maitland Smith
Located in New York, NY
Square Maitland Smith tessellated stone box with hinged lid and brass inlay detail. USA, 1980s.
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Vintage 1970s American Decorative Boxes

Materials

Stone, Brass

1970s Maitland Smith Black Tessellated Stone Box with Brass Trim
By Maitland Smith
Located in New York, NY
Maitland Smith black tessellated stone box with flares base and brass trim. USA, 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s American Decorative Boxes

Materials

Stone, Brass

1970s Italian Alabaster and Black Stone Box with Brass Inlay
Located in New York, NY
Polished alabaster and black stone box with brass trim, Italy, 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Decorative Boxes

Materials

Alabaster, Brass

Jewelry Box, 800 silver with Chalcedony Stone
Located in Summerland, CA
German 800 silver, circa 1900s. Beautifully made, scalloped shape sides. Etched and chased superbly, sits on small raised feet. Decoratively topped with beautiful green Jewel Chalced...
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Early 20th Century German Jewelry Boxes

Materials

Silver

Small Hardstone Box Set with a Micromosaic Attributed by Giacomo Raffaelli
By Giacomo Raffaelli
Located in Hilversum, NL
A green hardstone circular box with detachable cover set with a micromosaic depicting a mother dog nursing a puppy and protecting another puppy with her paw. Silver marked for Ro...
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Antique Early 1800s Italian Decorative Boxes

Materials

Stone, Silver

Two Russian Malachite Decorative Boxes Inlayed with Semiprecious Stones
Located in Dallas, TX
Two Russian malachite decorative boxes beautifully detailed with semiprecious stones. Amethyst , Opaline, malachite.
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Mid-20th Century Baltic Baltic Decorative Boxes

Materials

Malachite

Tiger's Eye Stone Box with Hinged Lid
Located in New York, NY
Tiger's eye stone, a member of the quartz family, is known for its golden brown color and is named due to the reflective cat's-eye nature of the stone. Meticulously selected samples ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Indian Grand Tour Decorative Boxes

Materials

Stone

Tiger's Eye Stone Box with Hinged Lid
Located in New York, NY
Tiger's eye stone is known for its golden brown color and is called as such due to the reflective cats-eye nature of the stone which is part of the quartz family. Great care is taken...
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21st Century and Contemporary Indian Grand Tour Decorative Boxes

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Stone, Brass

  • Tiger's Eye Stone Box with Hinged Lid
  • Tiger's Eye Stone Box with Hinged Lid
  • Tiger's Eye Stone Box with Hinged Lid
  • Tiger's Eye Stone Box with Hinged Lid
H 1.88 in. W 7 in. D 5 in.
Maitland-Smith Tessellated Stone Box with Brass Inlay
By Maitland Smith
Located in New York, NY
A decorative hinged arch top box by Maitland-Smith, produced circa 1970s-1980s, comprised of tessellated cream stone with gray and black rays, separated by brass inlay. Velvet lined ...
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Late 20th Century American Decorative Boxes

Materials

Stone, Brass

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Decorative Box With Stones For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a range of decorative box with stones for sale on 1stDibs. Frequently made of stone, metal and brass, all decorative box with stones available were constructed with great care. We have 92 antique and vintage decorative box with stones in-stock, while there are 28 modern editions to choose from as well. There are all kinds of decorative box with stones available, from those produced as long ago as the 19th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Decorative box with stones are generally popular furniture pieces, but Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Folk Art styles are often sought at 1stDibs. Maitland Smith, Selezioni Domus and Jean Puiforcat each produced beautiful decorative box with stones that are worth considering.

How Much are Decorative Box With Stones?

The average selling price for at 1stDibs is $1,200, while they’re typically $120 on the low end and $39,945 highest priced.

Finding the Right Decorative Boxes for You

Antique, vintage and new decorative boxes will safely store items while adding a splash of color or texture to a corner in any room. They have had a range of purposes over the years — from trinkets to serving as useful receptacles, such as snuff boxes, jewelry boxes and more. Boxes have also been designed in a range of forms and styles.

Box making is a craft dating back thousands of years. Early boxes as decorative objects were regularly designed and decorated both inside and out, ranging from minimal looks to more flashy styles. Decorative boxes have been constructed from different materials, with wood and metal being the most common. Wood is widely available and versatile, with woodworkers able to carve complex designs or showcase its natural grain.

Some antique jewelry boxes were made with tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, ivory and even porcupine quills, such as those created by the Anishinabe in Canada and the United States. In Sri Lanka, well-crafted boxes were inlaid with porcupine quills and ivory discs between ebony bands. Chinese sewing boxes and tea boxes made of black lacquer were popular in Europe during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. These often featured gold-painted designs or landscape scenes. Silk, paper and velvet frequently enhanced these boxes’ interiors.

Any style of decorative box can be a nice tabletop or desktop decor, whether to hold candy or tea in the living room or paper, pencils and other business supplies in the office. They can also act as jewelry boxes. Sewing boxes can be a lovely touch to any space while storing magazines or other trinkets.

You can find metal, wood and silver antique boxes on 1stDibs. The collection includes mid-century modern, Victorian and Art Deco styles that can add elegance to any home.

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