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Wood Boxes

As a widely available material, wood has been used across the world to create domestic objects for millennia. The extensive variety of trees in different geographic locations, as well as the creativity of woodworkers from diverse cultures, have resulted in an incredible range of practical and decorative woodenware.

While wooden boxes have historically been used to conceal and protect valuable objects, such as jewelry, hairpins, brooches, coins, and other precious objects, they have also been treated as decorative objects in their own right. In 17th-century Europe, for example, women’s work boxes, which had compartments for needles, reels of silk, thread spools, and other essential stitching tools, were often ornamented with delicate carving, inlaid shells, and lacquer finishes. The Arts... Read more

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A Qajar lacquer papier mache lidded box painted with a scene of smoking women

April 23, 2018, 12:00 PM BST
West Norwood, United Kingdom

£90 (starting bid)

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A carved pearwood qalamdan

April 23, 2018, 12:00 PM BST
West Norwood, United Kingdom

£75 (starting bid)

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A painted wooden box

April 23, 2018, 12:00 PM BST
West Norwood, United Kingdom

£150 (starting bid)

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A large ivory inlaid Coromandel Coast wooden box

April 23, 2018, 12:00 PM BST
West Norwood, United Kingdom

£250 (starting bid)

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Boîte à sel du XVIIIème siècle en chêne sculpté

April 23, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
4030 Grivegnee, Belgium

€140 (starting bid)

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Bois de Spa, XVIIIème siècle

April 23, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
4030 Grivegnee, Belgium

€200 (starting bid)

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Antique Military William J. Young & Sons Surveyors Transit w/ Original Wooden Box

April 23, 2018, 5:00 PM EST
Canandaigua, NY, USA

$50 (3 bids)

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A fine lacquer covered box

April 23, 2018, 2:00 PM PST
Anaheim, CA, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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Pair hard wood carved boxes

April 23, 2018, 2:00 PM PST
Anaheim, CA, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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Queen Victoria & Princess Mary Christmas Gift Boxes (2) Boar War and Ww1

April 23, 2018, 7:00 PM EST
Clintondale, NY, USA

$80 (1 bid)

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LOT OF 3 HAND PAINTED WOOD HAT BOXES

April 24, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
4461ED Goes, Netherlands

€300 (starting bid)

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LOT OF 2 VINTAGE WOOD BOXES

April 24, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
4461ED Goes, Netherlands

€20 (starting bid)

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A small North European chip-carved pine and poplar box, mid 18th century

April 24, 2018, 2:00 PM BST
London, United Kingdom

£200 (starting bid)

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A late 19th century North European chip-carved beech stationery box

April 24, 2018, 2:00 PM BST
London, United Kingdom

£500 (starting bid)

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A Louis XIV kingwood oyster veneered strong box / coffre fort

April 24, 2018, 2:00 PM BST
London, United Kingdom

£1,200 (starting bid)

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A William and Mary walnut, featherbanded and oyster veneered lacebox

April 24, 2018, 2:00 PM BST
London, United Kingdom

£1,000 (starting bid)

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A Regency mahogany and crossbanded sarcophagus shaped cellaret

April 24, 2018, 2:00 PM BST
London, United Kingdom

£1,000 (starting bid)

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An early 20th century mahogany and ivory strung humidor by Dunhill, London

April 24, 2018, 2:00 PM BST
London, United Kingdom

£400 (starting bid)

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BOX WITH INITIALS

April 24, 2018, 4:30 PM CET
Barcelona, Spain

€40 (starting bid)

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April 24, 2018, 4:30 PM CET
Barcelona, Spain

€80 (starting bid)

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BOX COLLECTION

April 24, 2018, 4:30 PM CET
Barcelona, Spain

€80 (starting bid)

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 JEWELER

April 24, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€200 (starting bid)

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Box; Russia; Early 20th Century

April 24, 2018, 7:00 PM CET
Warszawa, Poland

PLN1,000 (starting bid)

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Vintage lacquered mother of pearl inlay twin cube box with drawers

April 24, 2018, 8:00 PM EST
Hallandale, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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LACQUER BOX

April 25, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
4461ED Goes, Netherlands

€200 (starting bid)

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EROTIC BOX

April 25, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
4461ED Goes, Netherlands

€20 (1 bid)

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CINNABAR COVERED BOX

April 25, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
4461ED Goes, Netherlands

€120 (starting bid)

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19th century Anglo Indian Vizagapatam tortoiseshell and ivory box

April 25, 2018, 4:30 PM CET
Barcelona, Spain

€250 (starting bid)

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Early 19th century Italian Empire wooden box with straw marquetry

April 25, 2018, 4:30 PM CET
Barcelona, Spain

€180 (starting bid)

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18th century German straw marquetry box

April 25, 2018, 4:30 PM CET
Barcelona, Spain

€400 (starting bid)

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Late 18th century polychromed wood French chest from Normandy

April 25, 2018, 4:30 PM CET
Barcelona, Spain

€400 (starting bid)

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Late 18th century polychromed wood 'pastiglia' chest from North of Italy

April 25, 2018, 4:30 PM CET
Barcelona, Spain

€400 (starting bid)

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SPANISH ARCHETA 17th C. and later

April 25, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€900 (starting bid)

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 SPANISH BOX, 19th C.

April 25, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€300 (starting bid)

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English Regency mahogany teapoy with string inlay

April 25, 2018, 11:00 AM PST
Pasadena, CA, USA

$1,800 (starting bid)

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Antique Wooden Arts & Crafts Casket Box

April 25, 2018, 2:00 PM EST
Dania Beach, FL, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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ANTIQUE CARVED WOODEN BOX

April 25, 2018, 1:00 PM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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ANTIQUE CARVED WOODEN BOX

April 25, 2018, 1:00 PM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$25 (1 bid)

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ANTIQUE CARVED WOODEN BOX

April 25, 2018, 1:00 PM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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A Napoleon III Lacquered Wood Vanity Box with Gilt

April 25, 2018, 1:00 PM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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Antique casket box with sixteen porcelain painted

April 25, 2018, 1:00 PM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$25 (1 bid)

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Love Birds Pietra Dura Gemstone Mosaic Top Box 6

April 25, 2018, 5:00 PM EST
Sunrise, FL, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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Dunhill Burl Wood Cigar Tobacco Humidor Case Box

April 25, 2018, 5:00 PM EST
Sunrise, FL, USA

$25 (1 bid)

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Besteckeimer, 2. H. 19. Jh., Mahagoni, Messing, konisch, profilierte Form,

April 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Berlin, Germany

€40 (starting bid)

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Reisesekretär, 2. H. 19. Jh., Wurzelnuss furniert, teil-ebonisiert, geschac

April 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Berlin, Germany

€330 (starting bid)

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Historismus-Schatulle, spätes 19. Jh., Nussbaum, part. ebonisiert, rechteck

April 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Berlin, Germany

€150 (starting bid)

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Louis-Philippe Schatulle, Frankreich, um 1850, Nussbaum furniert, Messing-E

April 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Berlin, Germany

€500 (starting bid)

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Schatulle, Erhard & Söhne, Schwäbisch Gmünd, um 1900, Holzkorpus, Bronzemon

April 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Berlin, Germany

€220 (starting bid)

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2 Deckeldosen mit Silbermontierungen, 19./20. Jh., Holz, part. bemalt in Sc

April 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Berlin, Germany

€80 (starting bid)

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Spielkartendose, 18. Jh., Holzkorpus, schwarz konturierte Malerei, grün lac

April 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Berlin, Germany

€650 (starting bid)

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Holzkassette mit floralem Schnitzdekor, 20. Jh., rechteckige Form mit konis

April 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Berlin, Germany

€80 (starting bid)

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Holzkassette, wohl Italien, um 1900, rechteckige Form, Sockelzarge u. Decke

April 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Berlin, Germany

€80 (starting bid)

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