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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Antique 1800's French straw work box, prisoner of War example, depicting a church with a two masted ship approx 8 cm high, 27 cm long, 18 cm deep

Antique French straw work box, prisoner of War example, depicting a church and a small ship, approx 7 cm high, 19.5 cm long, 14.5 cm deep

French Prisoner of War Napoleonic straw work box, approx 8 cm high, 22 cm wide, 15 cm deep

French Napoleonic Prisoner of war straw work box, circa 1800, approx 8.5 cm high, 20 cm long, 16 cm wide

Antique 18th century French straw work box, fitted interior with various compartments, the central lozenge inlaid with a harbour scene, 28 cm long x 19.5 cm depth x 9 cm high

A rare miniature straw work bureau, circa 1800, the complex shaped writing box decorated to all exterior and interior surfaces with coloured straw laid down in multiple tessellated patterns, with fold down front revealing a series of drawers, above a roll

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