"COLONIAL RARITIES and OTHER CURIOSITIES"
Boxes are fascinating; they have such stories to tell !
Book Boxes, Work Boxes, Jewellery Boxes, Card Boxes! All hand made-inlaid, pokerworked with love, care and attention to detail. Using timbers such as Cedar, Huon, Blackwood, Myrtle, Oak, Mahogany and Musk.
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ANTIQUE CAMPAIGN BOX C1880’S
This brass bound small box is of an aged honey colour,
well-loved and used.
Ex Dr Hoyle’s estate Newcastle.
Many uses, including a place to store all sorts of eclectic treasures.
Antique Brass Bound Campaign Box
Possibly of French origin with finely inlaid brass decoration.
Two recessed brass handles to either side.
Individual interior lidded compartments that lift out to reveal further storage space under.
It has its own locking key to secure precious treasures.
H 12 cm D 21 W 33
BRASS BOUND WRITING SLOPE IN BURR WALNUT
LEATHER HAS BEEN REPLACED AT SOME TIME AND IS IN REASONABLY GOOD CONDITION.
HAS ITS OWN KEY TO LOCK AWAY THOSE PRECIOUS DOCUMENTS.