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 good New Zealand woods colonial inlaid trinket box, rectangular form, all-over geometric inlays of various woods, the lid with a star enclosed within a circle flanked by matching panels, this similar design repeated to all sides, raised on small button f
A large domed top and brass Strapped trinket box, circa 1880, the hinged lid set with brass and ivory foliate straps above a white lined interior, the front decorated with a large ivory escutcheon and matching sides. Height 19 cm. Length 19 cm. Width 11 cm
A casuarina, pine and ebony strung trinket box, circa 1810, the hinged top enclosing a leather lined fitted interior above a pin operated drawer, raised on bronze lion's paw feet;. Width 23 cm. Height 15 cm. Height 14 cm
A New Zealand trinket box of Native timbers, of rectangular form, the hinged lid mounted with four paua shell bird shapes and a central NZ, the box base mounted with four tiki figures in paua shell. Width 27 cm diameter 19 cm. Height 9 cm
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