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 English oak desk top stationery cabinet, circa 1880, with two doors opening to reveal a fitted interior divided into sections. With a calendar display in the top complete with original month, date and day cards, width 33 cm, depth 26 cm, height 31.
A mahogany tambour front document box, early 20th century, the arched front box with a pair of a small brass pull handles and a shield escutcheon, with four terraced shelves and a small drawer. Height 27 cm. Width 38 cm. Depth 31.5 cm
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 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
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