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19th Century French Delicate Silver Box with an Angel Playing Music on the Top
Located in Pully, CH
Tiny and delicate round sterling silver box decorated with a little angel playing music. France, circa 1870.   
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French Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Sterling Silver

19th Century Original Swedish Blue Pine Box
Located in Kramfors, SE
Northern Swedish blue pine box from Hälsingland in northern Sweden. The box is from the 19th century and likely from the village Norrala. The box was likely a friargåva, a gift given...
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Swedish Country Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Pine

Mid 19th Century Captains Hand Carved Walnut Lap Desk Book Box With Key Lock
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Mid 19th Century Captains Hand Carved Walnut Lap Desk Book Box With Key Lock Made to be put on the shelf among books to blend and be hidden. The top opens to reveal compartments and ...
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English Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Walnut

Burl Walnut and Brass Dome-Top Box with Mother-of-Pearl, English, ca. 1860
Located in Banner Elk, NC
Burl walnut and engraved brass dome-sewing box with mother-of-pearl, English, ca. 1860.
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English Victorian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Brass

Burl Walnut and Brass Embellished Money Box, English, ca. 1860
Located in Banner Elk, NC
Burl walnut Money Collection box with tacked brass plates and escutcheon plate, with slotted top, with orginal lock and key.   
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English Victorian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Walnut

Italian 19th Century Braided Straw Box from a Monastery in Umbria Region
Located in Milan, IT
An Italian straw work box decorated everywhere with extraordinary straw-work geometrical marquetry on a wooden structure, coated even inside and at the bottom. This Italian box, ...
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Italian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Brass, Iron

Antique Victorian Burr Walnut Ormolu Caskwet by Betjeman & Sons, 19th C
Located in London, GB
A large beautiful Victorian ormolu mounted burr walnut casket with hand painted panels, the lock plate signed by the renowned box makers Betjeman & Sons, Circa 1850 in date. The t...
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English Victorian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Ormolu

19th Century Venetian Hand Painted Collage Carved Box
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorate a coffee table with this elegant and colorful antique box. Crated in Venice, Italy circa 1860, the box is decorated with hand painted people scenes throughout the piece in t...
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Italian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Wood

Lacquer Inro Completed with Otimi and Netsuke
Located in Stamford, CT
Circa mid-19th century Japanese lacquer inro with spherical ojime and round Zitan or rosewood netsuke which opens to reveal a small storage space for poison pill.
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Japanese Edo Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Wood

Sailor Made Specimen Wood Box
Located in Stamford, CT
Circa 1850s Sailor made specimen wood box with various specimens such as: rosewood, bone, ebony, mother of pearl, and boxwood. Made in the United States. Please note of wear consiste...
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American Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Bone, Ivory, Mother-of-Pearl, Boxwood, Rosewood

Victorian French Cast Iron Bound Strong Box by Bauche Brevete, an Original Key
Located in Verviers, BE
Victorian French cast iron-bound strongbox by Bauche Brevete With an original key. Antique safe made from cast iron in France, Manufactured as a safety lock box for storing eith...
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French Victorian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Metal, Metal

French 19th Century Gilt-Bronze and Pietra Dura Inset Jewelry Casket
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
A French 19th century large ormolu jewelry casket Decorated by Eight Flowers Design Polychromed Pietra Dura plaques, each of different design. Original Capitonné silk inside With ...
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French Napoleon III Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Marble, Ormolu

English Brass Bound Campaign Box on Mahogany Stand
Located in Charleston, SC
English brass bound Campaign box on mahogany stand. Stand has been altered to fit box but is 19th century as well.
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English Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Mahogany

19th Century Turned Treen Humidor
Located in High Point, NC
19th century hand turned treen humidor from the Netherlands. The jar is made from fruitwood and has been wonderfully hand turned and thoughtfully ebonized to accent the turned patter...
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Dutch Victorian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Fruitwood

Mid-19th Century English Writing Box on Stand
Located in Kilmarnock, VA
An elegant mid-19th century English brass bound mahogany writing box or lap desk on later custom-made brass stand.
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English Georgian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Mahogany

Neoclassical Biedermeie Box, Rosewood Veneer, Brass Inlays, England, circa 1830
Located in Regensburg, DE
Neoclassical Biedermeie box, rosewood veneer, brass inlays, England, circa 1830 Beautiful rosewood/palisander veneered, French polished. Brass trims around the upper edge and bras...
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English Regency Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Brass

19th Century Heartshaped Jewelry Box
Located in Vosselaar, BE
A wonderful heartshaped wooden box with fine intarsia inlay of different wood species and monograms. Probably Italy, 19th century. Life is like a box of chocolates.
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Italian Victorian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Wood

19th Century Large Store Tea Tin Hand Painted Parnall & Sons Bristol, England
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Fabulous and large store tea tin by Parnall & Sons who were the people to see for outfitting your store and much more as the company grew from 1830. Hand painted showing a girl servi...
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British Folk Art Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Metal

Antique Rosewood Letter Box with Mother-of-Pearl Plaques, English, ca. 1860
Located in Banner Elk, NC
Antique rosewood letter box with mother-of-pearl escutcheon and inset plaques, inscribed 'Answered' and 'Unanswered,' English, ca. 1860. Measurements: H-4 x W-9 x D-4 inches. ...
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English Victorian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Mother-of-Pearl, Rosewood

19th Century Moroccan Gothic Repousse Silver and Gilt Copper Treasure Chest
Located in Dallas, TX
This elegant antique chest was crafted in Morocco circa 1850. Bombe in shape and built of wood with copper, the trunk with bronze side handles, is decorated with repousse motifs thro...
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Moroccan Gothic Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Copper

Antique Austrian Biedermeier Classical Silver Sugar Box
Located in New York, NY
Austrian Biedermeier Classical silver box, 1836. Rectangular with straight sides and curved corners. Cover hinged and raised with integral tab. Raised ornamental borders with beading...
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Austrian Biedermeier Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Silver

19th Century English Victorian Copper and Brass Coal Bucket with Dual Handles
Located in Dallas, TX
This antique coal scuttle was created in England, circa 1880. Built of copper with an intricate brass and turned walnut handle, the oblong bucket stands on three paw feet. The decora...
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English Victorian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Brass, Copper

Oak chest 18th century France Haut-Savoie
Located in Antwerp, BE
Antique 18th century chest, rustic, gothic elements Superb chest that fits well in a rustic modern, zen inspired wabi sabi interior, inspired by Axel Vervoordt. In it's gorgeous ...
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French Rustic Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Pine

French Glass and Ormolu Wedding Casket, circa 1860
Located in Vienna, AT
Glass and ormolu-mounted rectangular casket. Made in France in the 1860s. Perfect original condition with a lovely patina.
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French Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Ormolu

William IV Sewing Box of Mahogany
Located in Atlanta, GA
19th century English William IV sewing box of a sarcophagus form with a domed lid and raised on front bun feet. The hinged top opens to reveal bright magenta accents on its interior....
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English William IV Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Mahogany

French 19th Century Tole Coal Bin with Chinoiserie Decoration
Located in Wells, ME
French 19th century chinoiserie decorated tole lidded coal bin on cast iron and gilded paw feet and cast and gilded loop side handles. The decoration and interior black paint is prob...
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French Chinoiserie Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Tin

19th Century Tea Caddy in Burl Walnut & Matching Caddy Spoons, U.K. Circa 1860
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
The highly figured domed case exhibiting a fine warm patina overall and opening to an interior housing twin tea canisters with confirming hinged lids and retaining its original funct...
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British High Victorian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Silver Plate

English Regency Satinwood and Mahogany Table Box with Fitted Interior Circa 1820
Located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
This regency mahogany table box features a delicate satinwood inlaid top in the classical style that opens up to an interior fitted with small compartments some of which have silk li...
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English Regency Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Brass

English Mahogany Slant Top Campaign Letter Box with Complete Interior Circa 1850
Located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
This fine campaign letter box dating to around 1860 features a brass inlaid slant top opening up to an interior fitted with compartments for various paper sizes, a compartment for th...
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English Campaign Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Brass

Rare Mid 19th Century Carved Ebony Workbox
Located in London, by appointment only
A rare mid 19th century carved ebony workbox, profusely carved with foliage and floral details on all sides, the lid opening to an inlaid bone elephant fitted interior with a removab...
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Sri Lankan Victorian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Ebony

Carved Ceylonese Ebony Box
Located in London, by appointment only
A charming mid 19th century carved ebony box with intertwined foliate ornament on all sides on a punched ground, opening to a void interior, the sides and lid with inlaid bone dots a...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Ebony

Very Unusual Mid 19th Century Ceylonese Carved Ebony Workbox
Located in London, by appointment only
A very unusual mid 19th century carved ebony workbox, with a highly pronounced scalloped outline, the top, and sides carved in high relief with floral and foliate detail on a stamped...
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Sri Lankan Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Ebony

19th Century South Indian or Ceylonese Carved Ebony Workbox
Located in London, by appointment only
A fine mid 19th century south Indian or Ceylonese carved ebony workbox fitted with a removable tray with nine ebony lids inlaid with discs. The lid and sides wcarved with polished fo...
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Sri Lankan Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Ebony

Crystal Palace, A Vinaigrette Made in Birmingham in 1850 by Daniel Pettifer
By David Pettifer 1
Located in London, GB
The Great Exhibition of 1851. This very rare Vinaigrette was made for this famous exhibition by Daniel Pettifer in Birmingham in 1850. This piece is broad rectangular in form with se...
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English Victorian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Sterling Silver

George IV Silver Gilt Vinaigrette, Possibly Scottish, and Made circa 1830
Located in London, GB
This very rare and exceptionally fine George IV silver gilt and bloodstone Vinaigrette was made most probably in Scotland circa 1830. This very fine example has an unusual deep squar...
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English George IV Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Sterling Silver

19th Century Chinese Rosewood Box with Copper Mounts
Located in Stamford, CT
A fine Qing dynasty rosewood box with copper mounts and hinges. The central circular metalwork medallion on the top bracketed with wonderful stylized moths. The front escutcheon also...
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Chinese Qing Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Rosewood

Regency Chinoiserie Box
Located in New York, NY
Regency chinoiserie box. Small elegant black lacquered lidded box with gilt border framing a pair of colourful chinoiserie figure in a floral landscape with exotic birds and pagoda b...
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English Chinoiserie Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Wood

19th Century Antique 1845 Sterling Silver Locking Biscuit Box
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Swedish silver locking biscuit box; an addition to our silver teaware collection This exceptional antique 19th century Swedish silver l...
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Swedish Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Sterling Silver

English Mahogany Campaign Style Brass Bound Traveling Desk
Located in San Francisco, CA
An English mahogany campaign style brass bound traveling desk with recessed handles and a long exterior side drawer, the interior with a velvet lined writing slope, inkwell, pen comp...
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British Campaign Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Brass

English Rootwood Office Box with Brass Fittings and Leather Interior
Located in Malaga, ES
19th century English rootwood office box with brass fittings and leather interior.
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English Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Bronze

Antique Gothic Revival Brass Inset Malachite Coromandel Casket, 19th Century
Located in London, GB
This is a stunning antique Victorian Gothic Revival coromandel stationery box casket, circa 1840 in date. Elaborately decorated with gilt brass mounts and an attractive malachite...
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English Gothic Revival Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Malachite, Brass

19th Century French Rosewood Travel Vanity Case by Peret and Dated 1855
Located in Dallas, TX
This beautiful antique jewelry box set was crafted in Paris, France, circa 1855. The box was made by Peret, a Parisian goldsmith, cabinetmaker and leather maker. Peret received a fir...
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French Napoleon III Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Silver

19th Century, French Louis Philippe Walnut Miniature Commode with Marble Top
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorate a master bathroom counter with this miniature chest of drawers. Crafted in France circa 1890, the petite fruitwood "Commode de Maitrise" (or masterwork created by a cabinetm...
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French Louis Philippe Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Marble

19th century Large Wooden Box No. 11 Olga Nikolajewna Romanow Brass Fittings
Located in Epfach, DE
Large wooden box No. 11 with brass fittings for the transport of silver objects from Olga Nikolajewna Romanova's dowry 1822–1892 for marriage to the Württemberg court As the daught...
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Russian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Wood

Mid-19th Century French Brass, Bronze and Porcelain Coal Bucket
Located in Dallas, TX
This antique coal scuttle was created in France, circa 1870. Built of brass with decorative floral bronze mounts and a hand painted blue and white porcelain handle, the oblong bucket...
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French Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Brass, Bronze

Antique Victorian Brass & Semi Precious Stones Cabochon Stationery Casket 19th C
Located in London, GB
This is a superb quality Victorian brass stationery casket, circa 1860 in date. This wonderful stationery casket is rectangular in shape and features twelve distinctive applied po...
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English Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Agate, Brass

English Mid 19th Century Rosewood Tunbridge Inlaid Teacaddy with Deer and Fawn
Located in Wells, ME
English mid 19th century rosewood tunbridge inlaid teacaddy with deer and fawn motif to the top. This micro tunbridge inlaid box is in superb condition, it's subtlety waisted shape a...
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English Early Victorian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Satinwood, Rosewood

19th Century Spice Jars Small Silver Box Count´s Crown, 1853, 13 Lot, Mm
Located in Epfach, DE
Small fine spice jar or jar with a count's crown and engraved letters under the count's crown Maker's mark GG, dated 1853, Pesth for Hungary The box stands on elegant feet and is d...
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Hungarian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Silver

19th Century French Repousse Silvered Metal Spice or Jewelry Box
Located in Dallas, TX
Crafted in southern France circa 1860, and octagonal in shape, the antique box is built of metal with a silvered finish with repousse floral and leaf motifs throughout. The decorativ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Metal

19th Century Mexican Lacquered Box
Located in Mexico City, MX
This chest from the 19th century is a majestic example of the technique known as ‘maque’, or lacquer, developed in Mexico over the centuries. It is lacquered in an orange background ...
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North American Folk Art Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Wood

Victorian Figured Walnut Stationary Box with Brass Strapping
Located in London, Greenwich
Superb quality Victorian dome topped stationary box in the Gothic revival taste. Hand made from figured walnut with brass strapping and compartmented interior. With super colour and ...
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English Early Victorian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Walnut

Indian Brass Betel Box Pandan, India, 19th Century
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
Indian brass betel box pandan India, 19th century. Of oval form and although absent of any decoration, charm of this box rests only on the mellow mottled patina acquired thro...
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Indian Other Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Brass

19th Century Mother-of-Pearl Card Case
Located in WEST PALM BEACH, FL
This is a lovely English Victorian mother-of-pearl card case, diagonally veneered, 19th century.
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English Victorian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Mother-of-Pearl

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Mussel Vesta Case
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver Vesta case in the form of a mussel; an addition to our diverse smoking related silverware collection. ...
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Victorian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Sterling Silver

19th Century Victorian Tortoise Shell Card Case
Located in WEST PALM BEACH, FL
This is a lovely shell veneered English Victorian tortoise shell card case, 19th century.
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English Victorian Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Tortoise Shell

Chinese Lotus Leaf Incense Box, c. 1850
Located in Chicago, IL
Crafted of fine hardwood, this petite 19th-century box is highly decorated and raised upon a footed base designed to resemble a waisted kang table. The sliding lid is carved with a f...
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Chinese Qing Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Hardwood

19th Century English Victorian Copper and Brass Coal Bucket
Located in Dallas, TX
This antique coal scuttle was created in England, circa 1880. Built of copper with a brass and turned walnut handle, the oblong bucket stands on a round base. The versatile decorativ...
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English Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Brass, Copper

Mid 19th Century Walnut Letter Box
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mid 19th century walnut letter box Antique European letter box The box shows some natural separation at the doors (see pics) Measures: 12.5" wide x 6.5" deep x 10.5" high ...
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British Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Walnut