Late 16th Century English Antique Oak Boarded Box or Bible Box


Late 16th Century English Antique Oak Boarded Box or Bible Box



A late 16th Century English antique oak boarded box.

Nailed construction. With a sloped front joined to the carcass by way of original iron “butterfly” hinges. The front and end boards are carved with a geometric pattern with stylised arcading incorporating elongated acanthus leaves. The lid opens to reveal an interior with two compartments.

With its original lock plate. The hasp has been replaced historically.

Excellent colour and patination.

Condition – As per the images.  A further detailed condition report is available upon request.

Size: Width 60 cm x Depth 41 cm x Height 30 cm (23 5/8″ x 16″ x 11 3/4″)

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We are a member of the following 3 Professional Institutions:

1. LAPADA (London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association) –  LAPADA is the UK’s largest trade association for professional art & antique dealers (representing approximately 500 UK dealer members). All items are backed by our LAPADA guarantee.

2. CINOA – CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations (representing 5000 dealers from 32 associations in 22 countries).

3. The Norfolk & Suffolk Antique Dealers Association.

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