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 late Victorian, oak stationery box, with brass mounts. Late 19th century, with fold down front door, interior stationery and letter compartments and upper drawer. Height 25.5 cm. Width 31.5 cm. Depth 22.5 cm
A Victorian rosewood, brass bound writing slope, with interesting West Australian Provenance. Late 19th century belonging Sir John Patrick Dwyer K cmG. The box has a fold-out writing slope with green tooled leather writing surface, with internal compartmen
A Georgian mahogany and brass bound writing slope, c.1800-1820, having tooled leather writing surface, pullout side drawer and interior stationery compartments. Height 16.5 cm, width 50 cm, Depth 25 cm
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)
A Sheraton Revival rosewood and inlay stationery writing box early 20th century. The box has multiple interior stationery compartments pen nib drawers, ink bottle and various writing accoutrements. The front flap folds down with pullout tooled leather writ
A Victorian burr walnut ladies writing slope c.1880. The writing slope has a fold-out tooled leather writing surface, stationery and letter compartments, and mother-of-pearl escutcheon plates. Height 15 cm; width 30 cm; Depth 22 cm
A Victorian mahogany writing slope c.1860. The writing slope has a fold-out writing surface, secret hidden drawer, ink bottle, stationery and letter compartments. Height 17 cm; width 45.5 cm; Depth 27 cm
A fine Victorian burr walnut stationery box, late 19th century, with maker's mark for Joseph temple Ellerbeck, the domed casket with an engraved, shaped and studded brass plaque to the lid in the Gothic manner and a conforming escutcheon, fitted to the int
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
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