Learn about Bible Box

A lidded box, often made of oak or walnut with incised carving, designed to hold the family bible with its record of births, deaths and marriages. They were sometimes set on a stand and were popular in the 17th and 18th century, although there are also 19th century examples.

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A French kingwood deed box. 5 cm high, 20.5 cm long, 13 cm wide.

A French kingwood and cross banded deed box. 7 cm high, 16.5 cm long.

A flame mahogany and brass bound deed box. 13.5 cm high, 30 cm long

Mottled kauri New Zealand colonial deed box. Width 36.5 cm

A Tasmanian Colonial mahogany document box with whale ivory escutcheon, 16 x 33 x 44 cm

A Georgian oak campaign document box, 19 x 25 x 20 cm

A Victorian oak grained tin document box, circa 1880, 27 x 36 x 22 cm. Belonging to Rosemary Anne Stilwell

Primitive hard wood deed box of small proportions with steel mounts & catches. Small drawer to the base. Height 30 cm, width 51 cm, depth 28 cm

A brass mounted oak document box early 20th century two handles, two stylised brass mounts and crest to centre, 16 x 30 cm

19th century walnut and parquetry inlaid deed box (some losses)

A small cedar document box, Australian, circa 1840, 11 cm high, 34 cm wide, 18.5 cm deep

A carved cedar document box, Australian, circa 1860, 32 cm high, 31 cm wide, 29 cm deep.

A bone inlaid camphor wood document box, 20th century. 16 cm high, 38 cm wide, 25 cm deep

A New Zealand specimen wood inlaid document box and cover by William Norrie rectangular in form, diamond shaped marquetry panels inlaid to front, 16 point star inlaid to the lid, standing on four feet, 20 x 41 x 23 cm (wood panel borders to lid buckling)

Antique Australian cedar document box, measures 41 cm x 31 cm x 19 cm height

A lacquered wood document box, late Ming/early Qing, 17th century, well painted in gold lacquer with figures in a landscape, an inscription on the hinged cover, deep red lacquer background, 7.8 cm high, 34 cm wide and 19 cm deep. Provenance: Private Sydney

A French lacquered cut brass inlaid document box 19th century some losses to lacquer and brass, 28 cm wide

A carved wooden deed box with carved pheasant decoration. 28 cm high, 33 cm wide, 23 cm deep.

Early cedar document box. Internal segmented tray. Brass drop handle. Weight 45 cm diameter 30 cm height 21 cm

Carved Indian document box, with separate internal segmented tray. Height 11 cm weight 35 cm diameter 25 cm

Antique Anglo Indian teak deed box. Hinged lid with brass mounts

A Victorian burr ash and ebony deed box, c.1860's, with mother of pearl inlay, lift out interior compartment, and lower secret drawer. Height 16.8 cm. Width 30.2 cm. Depth 23 cm

Early walnut document box. Domed lid, and with extensive brass mounts. Height 17 cm length 23 cm

A burr wood and cedar rectangular antique document box, Australian, 19th century. 10.5 cm high, 26 cm wide, 20 cm deep

A bone inlaid Camphorwood document box, rectangular with a hinged lid, the exterior inlaid with foliate marquetry, 46. 5 x 13. 5 32 cm.

A Camphorwood bone inlaid document box, rectangular with a hinged cover the exterior with foliate marquetry inlay 44. 5 x 13. 5 x 31 cm.

Edwardian walnut document box. Sheraton Revival style. Width 27 cm

A mid Victorian walnut sloping deed box with two cut glass ink bottles and partitioned interior

A mid-19th century mahogany combination document box and writing slope

A Victorian mahogany deed box of rectangular form with brass stringing and hinged top with fitted interior.13 cm high, 33 cm wide 22 cm deep.

A fine parcel gilt and carved document or bible box, Italian 17/18th century

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