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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A rosewood brass bound and enamel bridge, games box, late 19th century, the interior with four boxes containing playing pieces, each box with enamelled vignette depicting a King with two later addition decks of cards. Height 8 cm. Width 24.5 cm depth 17.5
A Victorian burr timber and brass games box. Last quarter 19th century. The casket shaped box with fine figuration and gothic brass mounts and strapwork with remnant pietra dura jewels, partitioned to the interior and including ivory cribbage boards and ma
A Victorian mahogany games box including bone and ebony dominos, chess, cards, draughts, backgammon, croquet, horse racing etc. Provenance: George Lansell Collection Bendigo from the Fortuna mansion, by direct family descent. 24 cm high, 27 cm deep, 39 cm
Bone games set in a fitted walnut box comprising a full chess set (some losses the the finials on five white pawns & three red pawns), full checkers set totalling twelve white men & thirteen red men, twenty seven domino pieces, six miniature dice, four dec
Victorian timber games box comprising a full chess set, a full checkers set & two spares, twenty four dominos, a cribagge board & a hidden compartment. Loss of timber to the bottom left corner. Dimensions 32 x 21 x 16.5 cm
An early 20th century games box with lift-up lid and fold-out front, contains chess set, draughts, cribbage, bezique, lead horse racing figures, dice and turned wooden shakers, two lift-out compartments, with key, marked 'Frank Hall, London 1925'. 24 x 23
A 19th century walnut and decorative pierced brass card and games box of shallow rectangular form, the hinged lid with a brass scrolling foliate and dice pierced and engraved spandrel at each corner, and a brass three playing card motif centred, the box fr
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