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Period: Late 19th Century
1893 Silver And Tortoiseshell Heart Shaped Box
Located in Hong Kong, HK
Silver and Tortoiseshell jewellery box in the shape of a heart with floral decoration on the lid, silver laces linking the silver parts to th...
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British Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

Materials

Metal, Silver

Tramp Art Wood Box. 1850 - 1880
Located in CADALSO, ES
Very hard to find in this original condition, with no restaurations.
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German Country Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood

Late 19th Century Milky White Opaline Bohemian Box. France 1850-1920
Located in Queens Village, NY
Get a hold of this beautiful antique box, and you may feel a part of the past in your hands. Between 1850 and 1900, French artisans crafted this beautiful opaline glass and copper box. The beauty of its milky white exterior and round, oval form cannot be overstated. It's vintage, so it'll add timeless elegance to any room. The size and quality of this translucent gem are both excellent: 8x11.5 cm. Imagine yourself transported to a time and place where elegance and grace ruled. This opaline glass jar has weathered the test of time, witnessing the world as it has changed and evolved around it. Collectors and enthusiasts alike will appreciate the opaline glass box's vintage allure and copper accents. Display it in your home or office to evoke nostalgia for a bygone era. Do not miss out on this rare opportunity to own a piece of French antiquity. We are selling this beautiful art piece on different platforms; please check availability before purchasing. More photos may be provided if necessary. Storyteller: At a local estate sale, Emily fell in love with an opaline glass and copper box. Its milky white finish and oval shape stood out among the other items on display. By grasping it, she felt liberated. Emily put the ancient box...
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French Late Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Crystal, Gold Leaf, Gold, Gold Plate, Enamel

19th Century Cross Banded Mahogany Box with Brass Inlay
Located in San Francisco, CA
19th century crossbanded mahogany box with brass inlay Beautiful old box with fitted interior. We don't know what this box originally held, but it would be a great jewelry box. ...
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British Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Mahogany

Antique English Wedgwood Blue Porcelain Coromandel Wood Inkwell, Circa 1880.
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique English Wedgwood blue porcelain and coromandel wood inkwell desk compendium, circa 1880.
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English Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Porcelain, Wood

American Cut Glass and Silver Tobacco Jar
Located in New Orleans, LA
This resplendent tobacco jar by Bailey, Banks & Biddle of Philadelphia features a beautiful sterling silver lid atop a body of elegant cut-to-clear glass. The lid is adorned with a wonderful Rococo repoussé decoration which contrasts beautifully with the green and cranberry cut glass...
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American Other Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

Materials

Sterling Silver

Large Continental Silver and Jeweled Female Coffret, Hanau, Late 19th century
Located in New York, NY
The female figure in Medieval dress, her braided hair drawn back from in her into a chignon, the three quarter bust opening to reveal the coffret, set with jewels and semi precious s...
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Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Silver

Antique Limoges Royal Blue Ormolu Mounted Casket Box 19h Century
Located in London, GB
This is a beautiful antique French Limoges ormolu mounted rectangular bombe' shaped table casket, circa 1870 in date and bearing the Limoges marks on the underside. The Royal Blue c...
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French Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Ormolu

19th Century Baccarat Gilt Bronze Mounted Cut Crystal Glass Box
Located in Chapel Hill, NC
19th Century Baccarat Gilt Bronze Mounted Cut Crystal Glass Box. Comes with the original key but lock isn’t operational.
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French Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Crystal, Bronze

1890s Antique French Silver Mussel Vesta Case
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique French silver vesta case in the form of a mussel; an addition to our diverse smoking related silverware collection This exceptional antique French silver vesta case has an elongated asymmetrical form, realistically modelled in the form of a mussel shell. The anterior and posterior surfaces of the vesta are embellished with engraved decoration replicating the contours of the natural shell. This fine antique silver vesta...
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French Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Silver

Late 19th Century Silver Deer Box from India
Located in Marseille, FR
Late 19th century silver deer box from India.
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Indian Anglo-Indian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

Materials

Britannia Standard Silver

English Snuff Box with Mother-of-Pearl Inlay
Located in Chicago, IL
Glimmering with iridescent mother-of-pearl inlay, this English papier-mâché snuff box dates to the late 19th century. Black lacquer envelopes the papier-mâché case to form a durable ...
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British Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Silver

French Antique Bronze and Cut Glass Pink Decorative Jewelry Box
Located in Plainview, NY
A beautiful antique 19th century French Louis XV bronze and cut glass jewelry box. The bronze inlay features four wingless putti in each corner and a women (man) face sculpted in th...
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French Louis XV Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Bronze

19th Century Graduated Stack of Paint Decorated Pantry Boxes
Located in Nantucket, MA
19th Century Graduated Stack of Paint Decorated Pantry Boxes, circa 1880, comprising five shaved splint bentwood pantry boxes with straight overlaps fastened via wooden pegs, in late...
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American Country Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Wood

Antique English Victorian inlaid tunbridge walnut jewellery casket 19th Century
Located in London, GB
An Antique English Victorian inlaid tunbridge walnut jewellery casket, circa 1880 in date. This splendid burr walnut casket is rectangular in shape and features luxurious tunbridge ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Walnut

Oval box in ivory decorated with guinea fowl in the reeds.
Located in 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, NL
Oval box in ivory decorated with guinea fowl in the reeds. Very detailed and realistic. Hand carved, highly skilled craftsmanship.
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Chinese Other Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Ivory

Antique Mahogany jewelry box 1880s England
Located in Den Haag, NL
Very nice Antique solid mahogany jewelry box, comes with a Blue Velvet interior . and a Mirror in the lid of the box . Ideal for your watches . Good condition .
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English Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Mahogany

Small Scandinavian 19th century original painted sarcophagus box
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Small 19th century original painted sarcophagus box circa 1870. Beautiful decorative box with original paint.   Sarcophagus shaped lidded box in original paint with traces of origin...
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Swedish Folk Art Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Pine, Paint

Antique 19th Century Austrian Solid Silver & Enamel Trinket Box, Vienna c.1870
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Antique late 19th Century Austrian Renaissance revival solid silver-gilt and enameled trinket box, beautifully enamelled throughout dipicting various mythological scenes. Apparently ...
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Austrian Other Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Silver, Enamel

English Victorian Modern Engine-Turned Sterling Silver Box, 1895
Located in New York, NY
Victorian Modern sterling silver box. Made by Joseph Braham in London in 1895. Rectangular with straight and plain sides. Cover hinged and tabbed; top gently curved engine turning bo...
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British Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique Silver Artist’s Paint Box by Harry Atkin Sheffield 1892
Located in London, GB
A stunning Antique Silver Artist’s paint box by Harry Atkin, Date Sheffield 1892. A Rare Miniature travelling paint box in excellent condition. The silver on both the outside and the interior is in superb condition. Upon opening, the front cascades down to reveal two wells for water and perhaps mixing colours. The interior is well protected thanks to the interior gilding. The lid engraved “Lettice’s Paint Box”. Lettice is a traditional, English girl’s name most commonly found in the upper classes. The actual paints are not original but the current set of paints are a later acceptable replacement. The miniature brush was with it but not original and doubt it ever had one. Dimensions; W 5” x D 3 1/4” H 1 1/4" About the maker; Atkin Brothers business traces his origin to Thomas Law...
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British Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

Materials

Silver

Antique Italian Jewelry Box circa 1880
Located in Albano Laziale, Rome/Lazio
Antique handmade Italian jewelry box in wood lined with silk velvet. It has beautiful scalloped sides which are smooth as silk to the touch. The box has a hinged lid which also is po...
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Italian Arts and Crafts Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

Materials

Walnut

Bailey, Banks & Biddle Repousse Sterling Silver Pill Box from Late 19th Century
Located in New York, NY
Bailey, Banks & Biddle sterling silver pill box in repousse pattern, beautifully adorned with floral motifs, gilt inside. from the late 19th century. It measures 1 7/8'' by 1/3'' in ...
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American Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

19th C. Italian Grand Tour Micro-Mosaic "Doves of Pliny" Box After Antiquity
By Vatican Mosaic Studio
Located in Atlanta, GA
Italian, likely Circa 1880. This beautiful box has an exceptional Grand Tour Micro-mosaic plaque depicting the Capitoline Doves or Doves of Pliny after the Roman antiquity. Also by ...
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Italian Grand Tour Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Slate, Bronze

Antique English Victorian Golden Oak 3 Crystal Decanter Tantalus Dry Bar 19th C
Located in London, GB
This is a superb antique Victorian golden oak cased three decanter tantalus with decorative silver plated cut brass gothic revival mounts and carry handles to the sides, the decanter...
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Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Crystal

Wooden Carved Black Forest Log Box Modelled as Piled Stack of Logs
Located in Berghuelen, DE
Wooden Carved Black Forest Log Box Modelled as Piled Stack of Logs A large Black Forest wooden carved log box modelled as piled stack of logs. Both sides with wooden handle. Germany...
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German Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood

19thc Original Blue Painted Bail Handled Pantry Box
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19Thc Original blue painted bail handled pantry box with original handle in fine condition.Super patina ( untouched surface ). From a private collection.
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American Adirondack Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Wood

Antique Burr Walnut Decanter Box Betjemann
Located in Northampton, GB
Always Free Worldwide Shipping Outstanding Feathered Walnut Veneer From our Decanter collection, we are thrilled to offer this rare example Antique Burr Walnut Decanter Box attrib...
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British High Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Bronze

19th Century Decorative Ebonised Box - Stones and Bronze Mounts - Napoleon III
Located in Casteren, Noord-Brabant
A beautiful antique decorative Napoleon III wooden box. Beautifully decorated with copper and bronze elements and round cut stones cut (tiger eye). The box is made of black lacquered...
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French Napoleon III Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Brass, Bronze

Antique English Burlwood Voting Box / Still Bank
Located in Forney, TX
A stunning and scarce antique English Victorian era burlwood voting box. Hand-crafted in the 19th century, the small table box having a rectangular case with hinged lid top fitted w...
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English Late Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

Materials

Brass

Victorian Inlaid Box with Mother of Pearl
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
19th century walnut box with band inlay, band inlay and felt interior.
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British Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Wood

Late 19th Century Painted Box
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Beautifully dog painted box Lined with gingham fabric Perfect for storage of dog accessories.
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Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Brass

Antique French Gold Bronze Box With Hand Painted Porcelain Miniature, Circa 1880
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique French Gold Bronze Jewel or Trinket Box With Hand Painted Porcelain Miniature, Circa 1880-1890.
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French Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Bronze

Two Dutch Mahogany And Satinwood Match Safes
Located in Essex, MA
Meant to hang on a wall. Barrel shape with alternating woods. Lift lid and cutout back to hang on a wall. Commonly referred to as treen ware.
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Dutch Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Mahogany, Satinwood

Late 19th Century Black Lacquer Box
Located in Charlottesville, VA
A black lacquered box with inlay decorations.
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British Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

Mary Gregory Painted Black Glass Perfume Box
Located in Norwood, NJ
Exquisite piece of Mary Gregory all original black amethyst glass hinged perfume box. Inside is formed with gilt wire inserts with three glass scent or cut glass perfume bottles co...
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European Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Brass, Enamel

French Circa 1870 Bronze Brass Mounted Letters Box
Located in Chapel Hill, NC
French circa 1870 bronze brass mounted letters box. Period Second Empire. Patinated bronze with superb quality brass Egyptian & Greco-Roman motif mounts, raised on troupe feet. Mount...
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French Empire Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Bronze

Antique 19th Century Victorian Malachite & Brass Box c.1890
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Antique late 19th Century malachite box. This box features malachite pieces throughout the whole outer body with brass details. Inside, the original soft suede lining. This box serve...
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British Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Malachite

Top Quality 19th Century Jewelry, Treasure Box, Cabinet w Drawers & Mirror Doors
Located in Lisse, NL
A beautiful antique and all handcrafted jewelry box with a striking velvet lining. This rare and larger size jewelry box or casket makes a beautiful accessory for a lady with an eye...
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British Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Brass, Bronze

English Antique Boulle Jewellery Box
Located in Northampton, GB
Inlaid with Squirrels, Birds and Monkeys From our Jewellery Box collection, we are delighted to offer this English boulle Jewellery Box. The box of sarcophagus form with brass edgi...
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English High Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Brass

Dutch Silver Bird Spice Box of Egret Standing on One Leg
By B. H. Joseph & Company
Located in New York, NY
Dutch silver figural spice box. Imported to England in 1891 by BH Joseph & Co. An egret gracefully scrolled neck, red glass eyes, and gaping beak stands on one scaly leg, the other l...
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Dutch Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Silver

Singing Bird Cage by Bontems with 2 birds
Located in Zonhoven, BE
Rare and very decorative singing bird automaton. Made in de 4th quarter of the 19th century by Bontems in Paris (France). This top quality singing bird has a wooden gilded base to ...
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French Late Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Metal, Other, Gold Plate

Late 19th Century Black Lacquer Box With Dome Lid
Located in Charlottesville, VA
Great color and style with this box. Nice dome lid.
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British Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Wood, Lacquer

Small 3 tune music box
Located in Zonhoven, BE
Small 3 tune mandoline music box. The wooden case has some central inlay to the top of the lid. The front shows the start stop lever to the right there is the change/repeat lever (d...
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Swiss Early Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Bronze, Steel, Cut Steel, Other, Iron

Singing Bird Cage with 2 birds by Bontems
Located in Zonhoven, BE
Rare and very decorative singing bird automaton. Made in de 4th quarter of the 19th century by Bontems in Paris (France). This singing bird cage has a brass gilded base to conseal ...
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French Late Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Metal, Other, Gold Plate

19Thc Paint Decorated Pa. Dutch Pantry Box
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This 19Thc early pantry box was used in the kitchen for feeds and grains. This was paint decorated later in the early 20thc.Looks like a Peter Hunt painted or decorated style. The co...
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American Adirondack Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Wood, Paint

Antique Victorian Burr Walnut & Inlaid Marquetry Canterbury Magazine Rack 19th C
Located in London, GB
This is a gorgeous antique Victorian burr walnut and marquetry inlaid enclosed Canterbury circa 1870 in date. The grain of the burr walnut is truly beautiful. It features a hinged...
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Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Walnut

Antique Storage Box, English, Walnut, Fireside Bin, Military, Seat, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique storage box. An English, solid walnut fireside bin or occasional seat, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1880. Fascinating and substantial, with an appea...
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British Late Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Walnut

19th Century Anglo Ceylonese Porcupine Quill Box with Interior Divided Tray
Located in Chapel Hill, NC
A large rectangular box made of dark hardwood inlaid with bone dots framing panels of porcupine quill. The exterior of the box is veneered with quill cut and arranged to create a zig...
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Sri Lankan Anglo Raj Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Bone, Wood

Late 19th Century Bronze Box - Putti - Renaissance Style
Located in Casteren, Noord-Brabant
A beautiful bronze box, decorated in renaissance style with putti and decorative ornaments. The box is in good condition, key is missing. Beautiful colour and patina. Dimensions: ...
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French Renaissance Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Brass, Bronze

Rare Brodie & Middleton Compendium of Artists’ Colors
Located in Bath, GB
Brodie & Middleton Compendium of Artists’ Colors, late 19th century, in original hinged mahogany case bearing the firm’s printed label and fitted with an array of pigments in cork-st...
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British Late Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Ceramic, Glass, Wood

Clock with Singing Bird Automaton by Bontems
Located in Zonhoven, BE
Very beautiful and rare clock with bird automaton. Made by Bontems at the end of 19th century in Paris. This French pendulum clock runs for 8 days, strikes the half hour and full ho...
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French Late Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Metal, Other, Enamel, Gold Plate

19Thc Original Paint Decorated Pantry Box
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19Thc Original paint decorated red over blue swing handled pantry box from New England.This amazing over painted pantry box has wonderful 19thc decoration and is in good condition.
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American Adirondack Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Wood

Antique , Elegant Anglo Indian Display Object
Located in Schellebelle, BE
Antique and rare Anglo-indian Display Object with 2 small drawers, the object has the typical anglo-Indian decorations and design, good old patina of the wood and Mother of Pearl and...
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Indian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Rosewood

Antique Burr Walnut Writing Box by Betjemann with Rare Secret Compartment
Located in Northampton, GB
Retailed by Charles Henry, Manchester From our Writing Box collection, we are delighted to offer this English Burr Walnut Writing Box by Betjemann. The Writing box of slim rectangular shape with a slightly sloped lid is veneered in exquisite Burr Walnut to the exterior with beautifully shaped brass mounts. The escutcheon sits at the centre of the writing box on a brass mount which also features three monogrammed letters C F E. When opened the box reveals a royal blue velvet writing slope with a gold tooled border framed by an embossed greek key style border. The box is faced in exotic Coromandel wood which is a rare addition to this style of Writing Box. Above the writing slope, there is a partitioned section lined in Satinwood with two glass inkwells and a pen tray with further storage. The secret spring-loaded stationary drawer features a solid Satinwood base complete with small yet elegant dovetail joints, activated by pressing down on the button on the brass mounted plate reading 'Betjemann Patent'. The inside of the writing slope lid bears the retailer plaque 'Charles Henry Manchester.' The box also features the original owner's monogram with the letters "C F E" in multiple locations. The Writing Box comes complete with a working lock and tasselled key. George Betejemann & Sons was a celebrated British firm of cabinet makers and retailers founded in the mid-19th century. Renowned for their exquisite craftsmanship and attention to detail, the company quickly gained a reputation for producing some of the finest writing boxes and other luxury desk...
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English Late Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Brass

Antique French Cut Crystal and Gold Bronze Box, Circa 1890.
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique French Cut Crystal and Gold Bronze Box, Circa 1890.
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French Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Crystal, Bronze

Overture Cylinder Musical Box by Paillard
Located in Zonhoven, BE
beautiful music box by Pailllard. The music box was made by the firm Paillard at the end of the 19th century in Switzerland. Paillard was one of the main producers of this type of m...
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Swiss Early Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Brass, Steel, Iron

Antique Sterling Silver Miniature Vinaigrette Locket James Fenton Birmingham
Located in Portland, OR
A very elegant & charming antique sterling silver miniature locket vinaigrette by James Fenton, Birmingham, 1872. This miniature vinaigrette would have been worn as a locket on a chain...
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English High Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Boxes

Materials

Sterling Silver

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