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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Vintage carved timber trinket box on 4 scroll feet, 20 cm x 12 cm, 11 cm high approx.

Vintage MOP inlaid trinket box with key, 24.5 cm x 15 cm, 8 cm high approx.

Vintage timber & bone trinket box with rabbit carved plaque, 25 cm x 20 cm, 15 cm high approx.

Vintage Tibetan coral & metal trinket box, together with 2 other jewelled boxes

Trinket box. Early 20th century with floral inlay walnut oval

An Australian leather work trinket box, signed J.Dale. Height (8)

Four various vintage Oriental trinket boxes, to include a lacquer, brass, cinnabar and another decorative metal box

Antique hand painted hinged trinket box along with a brass claw holding a wooden ball (2)

Satsuma modern vase trinket box & dish (3) vase, measures 26 cm high

Treen pieces including spoons, snuff box and lidded trinket box (4)

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

Victorian writing slope along with a wooden trinket box (2)

Anglo Indian Regency porcupine quill and penwork house shaped trinket box c1830 (note: drawer does open)

19th century Anglo Indian tortoise shell and carved ivory trinket box, raised on carved ivory paw feet

A Victorian burr wood trinket box. Width 90. Diameter 9.5 cm

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

Vizagapatam ivory and tortoiseshell oblong trinket box with satinwood interior and ivory corner claw supports

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 circular kauri trinket box, early 20th century, the lid is handpainted with a Wanganui river scene. Diameter 12.6 cm

A New Zealand folk art Poker work and Fantail painted trinket box, the bird depicted on flowering Rata. Diam.14 cm. Height 6 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

A, Japanese Shakudo mixed metals trinket box, Meiji period (1868-1912). 2.5 cm high