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.
Hermes, Sanguine 'Ghillies Birkin' bag, swift leather and toile with palladium hardware, stamped 'Hermes, Paris, made in France', date stamp 'Q', complete with padlock, keys, clochette, rain jacket, dustbag and box, protective seals intact, width 40 cm
A rare Victorian Mauchline and Tartan Ware, landscape painted fitted box, by C.Stiven & Co., with Royal Warrant, the cover painted with panel depicting a country manor opening to reveal fitted tray with compartments in sychamore with ivory handles, the pen
A rare Victorian oak letter post box, c.1871 -1880, with makers stamp by, Halstaff & Hannaford 228 Regent St London. Domed crystal top with John Wilder (1801-1892), armorial coat of arms. The central box has a lockable letter chamber with lower stamp drawe
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