Some contain just the accoutrements of writing for prolific writers, calligraphers or manuscript illustrators. Popular antique silver box makers of their time include F. They can come with a lock and key. Circa 1920 means close to the year 1920. Boxes evolved from this simplistic creation for a number of purposes. This site is a price guide to antiques and collectables, and the items displayed are not being offered for sale, as all items displayed on the site have been previously sold.
You are about to subscribe to the online version of Carter's Price Guide to Antiques and Collectables. The interior is very good,the red velvet lovely with bold colour. They may have minor markings; complex locking mechanisms and some can come with lovely padded interiors. Otherwise there is only minimal wear. Antique boxes appearance also began to be enhanced by adding banding, inlay and stringing. Silver boxes should have a purity of 92.
Antiques approved in last 24 hours 325 Antiques awaiting approval 11 Antiques rejected in last 24 hours 10 Unique visitors today 8,674 Total antique impressions today 3,068,117 Total antiques for sale 53,928 Total value of antiques for sale £ 85,813,345 Antiques uploaded so far in January 2019 683 Unique visitors to Sellingantiques so far in January 2019 58,728 Unique visitors to Sellingantiques so far in 2019 58,728 uk If you are interested to buy an antique that you have seen on Sellingantiques, please contact the antique dealer directly using the contact details shown with the item. Browse and purchase with confidence as our friendly antique dealers will be more than happy to help with any questions on listed items. Has a few bits of damage which are pretty insignificant. Descriptions, images and price ranges are included for reference purposes. The green material inside the box is a replacement.
Early designs of jewellery boxes were fairly modest; they may have been covered in leather and lined with satin. During the late Neo-classical period the following materials were applied to the boxes to make them more ornate- enamel, marble, brass, mother of pearl, copper, ivory and paper mache. Generally a really good looking writing slope box. Exchange rates are updated daily via xe. Other popular antique boxes include the tea caddy, which will often have very detailed construction. When purchasing an antique silver box pay attention to the hallmarks, if genuine it will help identify the date of manufacture.
As are there some beautiful antique silver boxes on the market. These were very personal items and used for both business and personal writing. Top quality item, needs slight restoration, rare Tiger Oak the leather is crack in the usual place, also missing one handle, there is some damage to oak side though all these blemishes would be easily restored. Others become writing slopes and there are those which are shaped as one would expect a writing slope. The use of the word Circa or C. For library subscription rates please. Regency Coromandel Cabinet Desktop Stationery Box.
Antique Silver boxes It is possible to pick up a vast number of antique silver boxes; the love affair with all things silver began in the 16th C and the beginning of the 17th C, during this time among other things boxes were produced made from silver. There appears to be the original ink well but this has lost its mount. Condition is very good with relatively minor condition issues. History of Boxes Wood was the earliest material used to make a box- an antique box has a certain charm in itself. Writing boxes and writing slopes are no longer as widespread as they once were.
A real antique, has superb brass furniture and quality handles lovely long draw, the box is in remarkable original condition, the blue cloth is split in middle from use over time, needing a key sourcing the box is in quality rosewood and would look fantastic with brass furniture polished and wood given some waxing, length of box is 46cm width of 25cm and height closed of 17cm box when open will have a depth of 50cm. Their main use was to store valuables, whether this was jewellery, snuff or tobacco. . When purchasing antique boxes it is possible to pick up some beautiful pieces, if only for display purposes, they look lovely on a shelf or mantelpiece. One subscription covers all libraries in your group. Lift main flap to reveal a writing area with embossed gold leaf and lift the top section and you find a storage area with pull out drawer and a divided area for notes or letters. However, some institutions now sell writing slopes for their ergonomic benefit.
Types of Antique Boxes When looking for an antique box it is important to consider its age, condition, the maker, the nature of the construction, the value and its history. All communications occur between the buyer and the antique dealer, Sellingantiques Ltd is not involved or responsible for terms of sale. Please note that we are unable to respond to questions regarding history, valuation or sale of antique and collectable items. Hand painted boxes are also lovely- a chinoiserie box is particularly nice. Live daily database information for 5 January 2019 Antiques approved in last 24 hours 325 Antiques awaiting approval 11 Antiques rejected in last 24 hours 10 Unique visitors today 8674 Total antique impressions today 3068117 Total antiques for sale 53928 Total value of antiques for sale £ 85813345 Antiques uploaded so far in January 2019 683 Unique visitors to Sellingantiques so far in January 2019 58728 Unique visitors to Sellingantiques so far in 2019 58728. Fabulous example of an Edwardian wood inlaid writing slope. It has a sectioned interior and a slope of dark red velvet with a gold colour trim with a frieze of scrolled flora.
The exterior of the box is really nice with just a few losses to the wood confined to the trim at the very back of the box. This date is shown on each antique detail page. Silver boxes had a certain status attached; they were namely owed by the wealthy, stylish and often simplistic, though they can be very ornate in some cases. Nowadays, these fine boxes tend to be used by devoted writers or in non-domestic environments. There are many styles of writing box. Antique Jewellery boxes Used to store a number of personal effects antique jewellery boxes have a history all of their own; love letters, jewels, personal effects among other things would have been housed in them.
From the end of the 18th century writing boxes were being used everywhere on travels, in libraries and at home. Writing slopes are more often used at ceremonies and official events today. Antique Boxes Antique boxes are a very sought after, collectable item. Silver is less porous than wooden boxes so was useful at protecting its contents from external elements. Antique Regency cabinet writing and stationery box in rare Coromandel Ebony with brass mounts. A silver snuffbox sits neatly in ones pocket. Veneers got thinner by the second half of the 19th C and there are a number of nice antique boxes with walnut veneers.