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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George III mahogany candle box with hinged lid and inlaid lozenge to the front and corners

A Javanese 20th century candle box, with Dutch colonial influence, 37 cm high, 72 cm wide, 39 cm deep

Set of decorative candle sticks & a casket in the French style. (5 items)

Trench Art vase pair of candlesticks Buddha beetle box & candle holder (6)

An impressive colonial kauri painted box, the exterior painted with Maori kowhaiwhai designs in traditional red/black/white tones, the painting is contemporary with the age of trunk, iron side handles, plinth base, the interior painted deep cream with two

A good 19th century teak storage box of plain oblong shape with recessed brass front ring handles and two black iron side handles, dovetail constructed sides, fitted interior with candle tray and secret compartment, the front with double locking mechanism.

Early mahogany candle box. Pierced gallery. Height 49 cm

A Georgian mahogany candle box, 19th century, with scalloped shaped back. Height 33 cm

Antique French Louis XIII style chest seat, with side candle boxes

A 19th century Australian cedar candle box, of rectangular form with a panelled sliding top, 13 cm wide, 36 cm high.