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Early 20th Century Decorative Boxes

English Modern Sterling Silver Box by Mappin & Webb
English Modern Sterling Silver Box by Mappin & ...
Mappin & Webb
Vintage 1920s English Modern Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver
George V sterling silver box. Made by Mappin & Webb in London in 1927. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover hinged with tapering tab. Box and cover interior cedar lined and partiti...
Antique German Sterling Silver Olden-Days Heart Box
Antique German Sterling Silver Olden-Days Heart...
Berthold Muller
Early 20th Century German Edwardian Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver
German sterling silver heart box. Imported to England by Berthold Muller in Chester in 1904. Straight sides and flat hinged cover. Chased olden-days scenes with merrymaking and labor...
Small Chip-Carved Tramp Art Box
Small Chip-Carved Tramp Art Box
Vintage 1920s American Folk Art Decorative Boxes
Wood
Keepsake American tramp art box (circa 1920-1930) with hand chip-carved wooden decoration in a stepped / pyramidal design. Exterior is in nice condition for its age with the less com...
French Bronze Jewelry Casket, Cast Gilt Bronze and Panels of Medieval Scenes
French Bronze Jewelry Casket, Cast Gilt Bronze ...
Early 20th Century French Decorative Boxes
Brass, Brass
The top, front, sides and back are beautifully cast in gilt bronze and feature panels of medieval scenes of revelers hunting and feasting. Good condition with typical marks and wear...
Anglo Indian Porcupine Quill Box
Anglo Indian Porcupine Quill Box
Early 20th Century Indian Anglo-Indian Decorative Boxes
Antique Anglo Indian box crafted in ebony and porcupine quills and decorated with inlaid bone dots. The interior is felt lined.
Antique Sterling Silver and Pink Guilloche Enamel Patch or Pill Box
Antique Sterling Silver and Pink Guilloche Enam...
Early 20th Century Unknown Edwardian Decorative Boxes
Vermeil, Silver, Sterling Silver
An antique sterling silver and guilloche enamel pill or patch box of circular form with a hinged, fitted lid. The box would make a lovely decorative accessory for a desk, nightstand,...
Fine Antique Syrian Micro Mosaic Mother-of-Pearl Inlay Box
Fine Antique Syrian Micro Mosaic Mother-of-Pear...
Moorish
Early 20th Century Syrian Islamic Decorative Boxes
Mother-of-Pearl, Fruitwood
Antique Syrian wooden jewelry box inlaid with mother-of-pearl, bone and precious wood. Middle Eastern octagonal box handcrafted in very fine Moorish micro mosaic diamonds, and a con...
Handbag Josef Hoffmann Leather Gold Embossed Wiener Werkstatte, circa 1924
Handbag Josef Hoffmann Leather Gold Embossed Wi...
Wiener Werkstätte, Josef Hoffmann
Vintage 1920s Austrian Art Deco Decorative Boxes
Brass, Leather
The fashion department of the Wiener Werkstatte was very successful during the 1920s. The most important designers of that period were Eduard Josef Wimmer-Wisgrill and Josef Hoffmann...
Early 20th Century Handmade Khmer Bird Silver Box by Cambodian Artisans
Early 20th Century Handmade Khmer Bird Silver B...
Unknown
Early 20th Century Cambodian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes
Silver
Gorgeous vintage handmade Khmer bird silver box. It was used during wedding ceremonies as a box for Betel (Piper betle) paste. It is marked T90% (900 Silver) and a sign of the silver...
Maison Desny French Art Deco Macassar Ebony Veneer and Brass Table Box
Maison Desny French Art Deco Macassar Ebony Ven...
La Maison Desny
Early 20th Century French Art Deco Tobacco Accessories
Brass, Macassar
Macassar ebony veneered cigarette box with two horizontal brass bars underneath and two vertical brass bars on top. Impressed underneath DESNY PARIS/ MADE IN FRANCE/ DEPOSE. Prov...
Louis Sue for Christofle French Art Deco Covered Box
Louis Sue for Christofle French Art Deco Covere...
Louis Süe, Christofle
Early 20th Century French Art Deco Decorative Boxes
Brass
Model created for the Exposition des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, 1925. Ten-sided brass box with green and gold patina. With a lid with a gilded stylized grain-shaped finial and gil...
Jean Dunand Art Deco Fruitwood and Lacquered Small Table Box
Jean Dunand Art Deco Fruitwood and Lacquered Sm...
Jean Dunand
Early 20th Century French Art Deco Boxes
Fruitwood, Lacquer
Fruitwood with lacquer and metal, design by Jean Lambert-Rucki In 1912, Dunand learned the ancient and traditional art of Asian lacquerwork from the Japanese master lacquer artis...
Lovely Antique Hand Made Burr Walnut Trinket Je...
Early 20th Century English Edwardian Decorative Boxes
Walnut
We are delighted to offer for sale this attractive small burr walnut trinket or jewellery box A good looking well made circa 1910 box, ideal for storing nick nacks and with the bu...
Jugendstil Silver Plate Cookie Box with Origina...
Vintage 1910s Austrian Jugendstil Serving Pieces
Silver Plate, Crystal
Lovely early 20th century silver plate lidded cookie box with crystal insert. Elegant modernist Jugendstil design with silver plate holder featuring a sort of basket with handles wit...
Chrome Storage Box with Bakelite, around 1910-1920
Early 20th Century German Art Deco Cigar Boxes and Humidors
Metal
Chrome-plated cigarette box with green Bakelite handle, lined with sandalwood, originally for storing and offering cigarettes, also suitable of course for other smoking utensils or b...
Chrome Box from England, circa 1910-1920
Early 20th Century English Art Deco Cigar Boxes and Humidors
Brass, Chrome, Sandalwood
Cigarette box - but also suitable for "other" smoking utensils, ideal for storing cufflinks or similar. Lined with sandalwood, "Made in England" and "Sylva Chrome".
Early 20th Century French Carved Chestnut Box f...
Early 20th Century French Art Deco Decorative Boxes
Chestnut
Store your remote controls in this antique fruitwood box; crafted in Brittany, France, circa 1900, the decorative box is made of chestnut and features hand-carved work including flor...
Early 20th Century Collapsible Wooden Poultry C...
Early 20th Century Decorative Boxes
Wood
Slated wooden crate designed to collapse after use for better storage. Used to transport chickens and other poultry. The bottom panel pulls out and the main body collapses.
Stunning Vintage English Cut Crystal and Silver...
Vintage 1920s English Art Deco Decorative Boxes
Silver Plate, Crystal
An exceptional quality Art Deco box made from an extremely heavy piece of English crystal beautifully cut with Sunflowers around the sides, with Sunflower heads wheel engraved giving...
Antique Silver Jewelry Trinket Box, Birmingham ...
Early 20th Century English Jewelry Boxes
Sterling Silver
Antique silver Jewelry Trinket Box, Birmingham 1919, Hassett and Harper Ltd. The box in the form of a commode, engine turned hinged lid engraved Doris, with original gold satin inter...
Small Wooden Inlaid Box with Key
Unknown
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Decorative Boxes
Velvet, Wood
Geometric lines add to the beauty of this wooden box. The interior has a plush lining of rich blue velvet. There is a key to the box but it does not lock.
Antique Pressed Glass Lidded Casket
Unknown
Early 20th Century Greek Decorative Boxes
Metal
This is a stunning antique lidded pressed glass casket. The box is composed of pressed glass with panels decorated with a strawberry cut pattern throughout the exterior and silver to...
Art Deco Czech Malachite Glass Lidded Box
Unknown
Early 20th Century Czech Art Deco Glass
Glass
Deco era Czech malachite glass lidded box with leaf design. Unknown maker and pattern. Excellent overall vintage condition.    
1913 Rene Lalique Roses En Relief Box Frosted B...
René Lalique
Vintage 1910s French Art Deco Decorative Boxes
Blown Glass
Rene Lalique "Roses en Relief" box made in 1913 in molded frosted glass with blue-grey patina. Molded "LALIQUE" signature on bottom Félix Marcilhac, René Lalique - Catalogue R...
Alfred Daguet French Art Nouveau Jeweled Metal ...
Alfred Daguet
Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Decorative Boxes
Metal
French Art Nouveau period box made in metal repousse´ panels with inserted colorful glass cabochon jewels, created by French artist Alfred Daguet in the 1910's in Paris. The decorati...
Alfred Daguet French Art Nouveau Jeweled Metal ...
Alfred Daguet
Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Decorative Boxes
Metal
French Art Nouveau period box in metal repoussé´ panels with inserted colorful glass cabochon jewels, made by Alfred Daguet in the 1910s in Paris. The highly decorative brass lid pan...
Lacquered Chinese Box in the Form of Cloth Wrap...
Antique Early 1900s Chinese Decorative Boxes
A carved red lacquered Chinese box in the form of cloth wrapped lunch box, circa 1900. The red lacquered finish with geometric gilt decoration, giving the impression of a tied, twist...
Bronze Box Inlaid with Silver and Copper, Syria...
Early 20th Century Syrian Islamic Decorative Boxes
Silver, Bronze, Copper
Beautiful and important Syrian cabinet of the early 20th century bronze whose rich decoration inlaid copper and silver floral garlands and votive phrases. The work, of great finess...
19th Century Chinese Red Lacquer Document Box
Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Decorative Boxes
Brass, Wood, Lacquer, Paint
Beautifully proportioned and vibrantly colored, this early 20th-century document box likely once sat on the writing desk of a prominent Qing-dynasty scholar. The perfect size for a r...
Meiji Period Cloisonné Box
Vintage 1910s Japanese Meiji More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture
A Meiji period cloisonné box, of rectangular form decorated with s single branch of blossom on a sky blue ground, with silvered rims and textile lining, Japanese, circa 1910.    
Turn of the Century English Camphor Wood Box wi...
Early 20th Century English Trunks and Luggage
Brass
A large English camphor wood box with brass accents from the early 20th century. Born during the Turn of the century, this English camphor wood trunk features a rectangular lid accen...
Antique Chinese Export Sterling Silver Dragon B...
Wang Hing & Co.
Early 20th Century Hong Kong Chinese Export Metalwork
Sterling Silver
A very rare Chinese export silver box. Rare because it bears English silver import marks. Made by the famous Wang Hing in Hong Kong and decorated with typical Chinese dragons o...
Outstanding Norwegian Sterling, 930 Silver and ...
Marius Hammer
Vintage 1910s Norwegian Decorative Boxes
Sterling Silver, Enamel
A fabulous antique sterling silver box made from a good heavy gauge of silver with a lift-off lid. The top and side is decorated with a fabulous deep lilac guilloche enamel with a...
Antique English Sterling Silver and Guilloche E...
Cohen & Charles
Vintage 1910s English Decorative Boxes
Sterling Silver, Enamel
A fabulous antique silver pill box fully hallmarked for Birmingham 1911 together with the makers mark for the silversmith, Cohen & Charles. The lift-off lid is beautifully decorat...
French Bronze Jewelry Casket, Cast Gilt Bronze ...
Early 20th Century French Decorative Boxes
Brass, Brass
The top, front, sides and back are beautifully cast in gilt bronze and feature panels of medieval scenes of revellers hunting and feasting. Good condition with typical marks and wea...
English Sterling Silver Pill Box Inlaid With It...
Antique Early 1900s English Late Victorian Decorative Boxes
Sterling Silver
This little late Victorian sterling silver pill box is decorated with all over repousse work and crimped edges to top and bottom. The top was inlaid with a tablet of Italian Pietr...
Antique English Sterling Silver Sovereign Case,...
Joseph Gloster
Antique Early 1900s English Late Victorian Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver
A wonderful antique English solid silver sovereign case, beautifully decorated both back and front; the front with a vacant shield-shaped cartouche. The little button below the ri...
Gyokuho, A Large Japanese Black and Gilt Lacque...
Unknown
Early 20th Century Japanese Taisho Decorative Boxes
Lacquer
An exceptional box of the highest quality lacquer and of a striking modern design. The rectangular top with rounded corners depicting flowering and fruiting double gourd vines in hir...
Chinoiserie Polychrome and Gilt Painted Papier-...
Early 20th Century English Chinoiserie Decorative Boxes
Paper
Early 20th century black papier-mâché chinoiserie box with hand-painted polychrome and gilt detailing. No makers mark.
Marie Zimmermann Arts and Crafts Box with Red P...
Marie Zimmermann
Early 20th Century American Arts and Crafts Decorative Boxes
Copper
An unusual Arts and Crafts era covered box of bronze or copper finished with a distinctive red patina by American metalsmith Marie Zimmermann (1879-1972). The box comes directly from...
1920 René Lalique Chrysamthemes Box Wooden and ...
René Lalique
Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Decorative Boxes
Blown Glass
Rene Lalique "Chrysamthemes" box made in 1920 in wooden with a panel insert of molded glass with grey patina. Another panel for the lock, original key is here.  Molded "R.LALIQUE"...
Early 20th Century Antique Green Wardrobe Linen...
Vintage 1920s German Industrial Trunks and Luggage
Brass, Leather, Fabric, Canvas
A very elegant and hard to find early 20th century (about 1920) wardrobe steamer trunk in wonderful green canvas. The inside is lined with purple fabric, which along with the green c...
Bauhaus Casket Box, Walnut Veneer/Birdseye Mapl...
Vintage 1920s German Bauhaus Decorative Boxes
Birdseye Maple, Walnut
Beautiful and spacious Bauhaus Casket box. On the outside it has a wonderful double book-matched Walnut veneer with amazing grain. Inside its a mad from Birdseye Maple giving it a ni...
Vintage Rene Lalique Box Laurens, circa 1933
René Lalique
Early 20th Century French Decorative Boxes
Glass
Rene Lalique box Laurens with a rows of beads design covering the top of the lid, circa 1933. Measures: 5 and 1/2 inches long by 4 inches wide Signature: "R.Lalique FRANCE".
Japanese Gilt Copper Mounted Gold Lacquer Box o...
Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Decorative Boxes
Copper, Wood, Lacquer
Japanese gilt copper mounted gold lacquer box or robe chest (Hasami-Bako) 19th or early 20th century A rare example of a serenely beautiful Japanese lacquer box exclusively decora...
Arts & Crafts Movement Copper Casket by the New...
Newlyn Industrial School
Early 20th Century English Arts and Crafts Decorative Boxes
Copper
This handcrafted casket by the Newlyn school has a hammered finish and is decorated with fish and shells in repousse work. Marked 'Newlyn' to the underside. circa 1900-1910.
Art Nouveau Set of Two Cut Crystal and Silver P...
Early 20th Century Portuguese Art Nouveau Sheffield and Silverplate
Crystal, Silver
Art Nouveau set of two boxes, hand-cut crystal body and silver plated top with engraded ornament, by Topázio, Portugal, circa 1920 Impressed with Topázio poincon. Very good conditi...
20th Century Anglo Indian Historical Document o...
Early 20th Century Indian Anglo Raj Decorative Boxes
Silver, Bone, Precious Stone, Ebony
Presenting a highly important and exceptional Anglo-Indian document or scroll box from the 1920s. 1924 to be exact!! Made in Punjab, in the style of Bombay Sadeli Mosaic. It bears...
Swedish Art Deco Set of Three Sterling Silver B...
Unknown
Early 20th Century Swedish Art Deco Decorative Boxes
Silver
All of these heavy sterling silver boxes have a beautiful hand-beaten martele finish with beaded decoration to border of lid. Monogrammed: TE Hallmarks: 925 silver/ K. Anderson/ Sto...
Gustave Keller Freres French Art Deco Silver, G...
Gustave Keller Freres
Early 20th Century French Art Deco Decorative Boxes
18k Gold, Sterling Silver, Eggshell
3 13/16" wide; 3 3/16" long; 1/2" high 5.0 ozs. Silver box with eggshell and red and black lacquer on top and bottom in pattern with denser eggshell toward lower edge. With silve...
English Art Deco Crystal, Faux Tortoiseshell an...
Mappin & Webb
Early 20th Century English Art Deco Decorative Boxes
Silver, Crystal, Tortoise Shell
Measures: 5 ¼" wide; 1 3/4" long; 1 1/4" high Cut crystal vanity box with silver piqué inlaid faux tortoiseshell top. Impressed for 925 silver/ Birmingham/ 1917/ M & Wb. Piq...
Maison Cardeilhac French Art Deco Macassar Ebon...
Maison Cardeilhac
Early 20th Century French Art Deco Decorative Boxes
Macassar
Measures: 3 3/4" diameter; 2 1/2" high With multiple vertical ridges around the box and a metal bead on top with attached tassel. Impressed CARDEILHAC PARIS underneath/ Inscribed...
Royal Crown Derby Heart-Shaped Box, circa 1910
Early 20th Century English Decorative Boxes
Porcelain
Royal crown derby heart-shaped box, circa 1910. Japan pattern.
Large Gilt-Bronze Mounted Red Velvet Box / Trun...
Edward F. Caldwell & Co.
Early 20th Century American Renaissance Decorative Boxes
Bronze, Velvet
A large gilt-bronze mounted red velvet box / trunk by E.F. Caldwell & Co, in the Italian Renaissance style, early 20th century. Very large box can be used as a luxury storage box, t...
Antique Chinese Red Lacquered Wood and Goatskin...
Antique Early 1900s Chinese Decorative Boxes
A most elegant Chinese suitcase made of wood and covered in goatskin leather. The interior is lined in hand woven indigo cotton and paper and the handles and lock are hand cast bronze.
Distressed Steel Tractor Storage Tool Box, circ...
Early 20th Century American Industrial Decorative Boxes
Steel
Steel storage box designed to slip onto a tractor. Used to store tools specifically for the tractor.
Antique Norwegian Sterling Silver Blue Guilloch...
Unknown
Early 20th Century Austrian Other Decorative Boxes
Silver, Sterling Silver, Enamel
A fine antique sterling silver and guilloche enamel vesta case: part of our enamelled silver collection This fine antique sterling silver and guilloche enamel vesta case has a pla...
David Andersen Sterling Silver Gilt and Guilloc...
David Andersen
Early 20th Century Norwegian Edwardian Decorative Boxes
Vermeil, Silver, Sterling Silver
A vintage sterling silver gilt and enamel covered box from Norwegian silversmith, David Andersen dating to the 1920s. At 3 inches diameter, the piece is significantly larger than a p...
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