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.
A Victorian walnut and brass glove box, circa 1860s, the dome covered box with shaped and pierced brass strapping and cartouches, embellished with studs, the interior with marbled paper and olive green velvet lining. Height 9 cm. Width 26.5 cm. Depth 10.5
An antique mahogany and bird's eye maple glove box, late 19th to early 20th century, the rectangular box with a lozenge quarter veneer panelled decoration to the lid surrounded by bird's eye maple, the sides with feather banding, opening to a bird&
A Victorian burr walnut glove box in the Gothic manner, circa 1860s, of rectangular form with an arched hinged lid, with pierced and engraved scrolled brass and ivory motifs to the lid with prominent brass studs, the cartouche conforming, the interior reli
A French rosewood inlaid glove box, circa 1880s, with a hinged lid and a fall front, inlaid with a quatrefoil cartouche and foliate brass and ebony inlay, and with additional brass stringing to the lid and front; with key. Height 8.5 cm. Length 30 cm. Widt
A good New Zealand woods William Seuffert glove box of traditional long rectangular form, the mildly domed lid with multiple star on star central inlay framed by 12 various width bands to each side, these matching to the front and back, bone inlaid keyhole
A colonial New Zealand woods glove box of long rectangular form, the mildly domed hinged lid with various banding and triangular detail inlay, the vertical bands repeating to the front and back, plain kauri lined interior. 29.2 x 12.3 x 9.7 cm
A superb Anton Seuffert domed lid glove box in New Zealand native timbers, burr totara ends, the rest in striped inlay with geometric floral top. A. Seuffert green label to inside. a very similar example is illustrated on p. 135 in Brian Peet's 'The Seuffe
A ladies glove box, circa 1870, the brass bound top with cross veneered mahogany and boxwood string inlay bordering a satin wood body containing a mother of pearl medallion, the interior set with rosewood veneer and hinged front. Height 8 cm. Length 29 cm.
W.A. Jewell glove box c.1895 inlaid glove boxes, such as this fine example, were popular during the colonial period. W.H Jewell established himself as a cabinetmaker in Christchurch about 1875 and he and his family, including W.A. Jewell, continued in the
An elegant William Seuffert domed glove box incorporating a range of patterns used on other Seuffert pieces but never previously seen in this format. William Seuffert specialized in making small decorative boxes of approximately the same size but widely va
Anton Seuffert domed glove box made of burr totara with native timber inlays and a black label inside indicating construction prior to 1869 when Seuffert's label was upgraded to reflect his Royal Appointment
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