Elegant Playing Card Box to house a single deck.
Dating from the Regency Period.
The box is constructed of heavy duty card with unusual cartouches of embroidery.
The box is very good but the gold edges have worn slightly – mainly on the bottom section.
An unusual box that has survived the centuries.
C1870 Double Playing Card Box Fern Ware.
A book Style box – where the lid slides off.
Fernware pattern is good
Top doesn’t close firmly – it seem to have warped slightly
Otherwise very good
11.5 by 9 by 6 cms
Interesting lid with emblems round the edge.
The card pattern is slightly creased as if it is paper varnish when creased
No other damage – slight wear on he base.
11.5 by 8.5 by 4 cms
Early 20th Century Porcupine Quill decorated Card Box Measures 12 by 8 cms
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This box was made c1780 – 1830 – The box has space for six packs of cards inside – it measures 10.5 by 8.5 by 3 inches – The interior is red – The exterior is black with a Chinese style pattern in gold around the sides The top has a raised design with a Chinese Gentleman by a bridge – there is a little damage to two of the pillars of the bridge but otherwise the condition is good – The box itself is a little wrapped so it does shut but not perfectly
This is an asymmetric (ie two sets of four sides are the same length not all eight) – octagon shaped card box measuring approx 11inches by 9 inches. It is made of rosewood with brass inlaid. No Key. It has 4 compartments for playing cards and 5 for gaming counters. There are also 4 items used for lifting out the playing cards – these are card sized covered to match the box with ribbon attached on which the cards were placed – the ribbons could then be used to lift the cards plus base – one has both ribbons the others one ribbon.The inside of the box is in very good condition – original covering, clean and bright. The exterior is very good – missing a couple of short brass inlays from the top and three from the sides – here is a very small knock on the front edge – otherwise it is lovely – cards are for illustration and NOT included in the price – however we can provide period card if required at additional cost.
Lovely box in a beautiful colored wood – Seaweed pattern on the two sides, top playing cards and view of Pwllhell – front view of Pwllhell & St Tudwel’s Road, Carmarvonshire – Condition is very good – Some small marks on front lid – transfers undamaged.
This card box is made of straw work – And we believe it is early, c1860s, – from the cards that were in it – but they could have been added later – It is made of card covered with straw work – It is a two part telescopic style box – With a piece of ribbon to lift the lid off – There is some damage ie missing pieces of the straw work – Which can be seen – There is also, we believe, some restoration at the base, – The brown area is, we believe, not original – But it matches well with the side but differs in style with the top – Any further pictures or details please ask.
Picture of Three Playing Cards on the lid – carved into the wood – Box is approx 6.25 by 4.75 by 1.75 inches – Condition – Box is in very good condition – it looks slightly dirty but this is possibly just the style of the design – No damage – lid fits very well – Bottom has a sort of curvy pattern where we think the varnish run a little
Box is decorated with monochrome transfer prints inside and out.
The box has very minor, and non-distracting, fading here and there on the outside. There are no dents or damage.
The inner decorations and lifting panels are as new.
The cards shown, as well as the mother of pearl counters, are not included and are shown to put box in historical context.
We can quote for two appropriate and contemporary packs and MOP Counters to be included.
This is a George III Pen work Octagonal Playing Card Box. There is some wear and tear and minor scuffs and bumps but overall the box is presentable. There is no key present.
The lid has a central cartouche of Playing Cards with a Duty Ace of Spades and a leaf outer border.
Inside the box is lined with the usual pink Georgian lining and there are four major compartments for playing cards.
The cards shown, as well as the mother of pearl counters, are not included and are shown to put box in historical context. – We can quote for two appropriate and contemporary packs and MOP Counters to be included.
Wooden (possibly oak) with Enamelled Suit symbols on the lid which lifts off – Box is approx 3.0 by 4.25 by 2.0 inches – Condition – Box is in very good condition – no damage, nicks or knocks – the enamelled suit symbols are very slightly cracked – they are a set of four but not quite central – possibly reglued but maybe always like this – well fitting lid – inside clea
This item is a lovely lacquered gaming box – measuring 9 by 11 by 2.5 inched the top depicts an exotic bird with the tail feathers highlighted in MOP or oyster shell – the six boxes have beautiful floral decoration, again highlighted in MOP or oyster shell – The box is in excellent condition – no damage but a little wear to some of the decoration on the lid
Pewter covered wood with stone set into the lid – Measures approx 4.25 by 2.5 by 3.25 inches-Condition is good – pewter has two small < 0.5 inch snicks lid fits well _ Base is felt covered slightly rough at the edges
Made in England (Chester) – Hallmarked – This is a card box for a single pack of cards – It is v plain and stunning in its design – The condition is excellent – The cards photographed with it are not included but we do stock period decks of a similar style
Pretty box in three different woods for a single pack of cards – Measures approx 4.75 by 1.5 by 3.5 inches – Condition – Very good
Picture of Central Beach Lytham on the Top – lift up lid – Box is approx 3.25 by 4 by 1.75 inches – Condition – Box is in very good condition – there are two small holes at the front sides which seem as if a winder had been in the box a some time possibly as its probably original use as a cotton box – Box is velvet lined, some wear to velvet in the lid, – opening clip works well but top flap of it is missing – Paper cover base slightly scuffed – no damage
Three playing cards on the lift off lid – Fern design on three sides on box which measures approx 4.25 by 2.5 by 3.25 inches – Condition – Box is in good condition – There is a scuff on the lid (3/8 by 1/8 inch) and scuffed at on bottom edge (short side) – there are other very small odd marks and the joins in some places are slightly worn – Inside the box – the two outer raised edges are damaged missing about one third on one side and two thirds on the other – the central separator is complete and undamaged – Paper cover base is very slightly scuffed at edges- no damage
Lovely box in a beautiful colored wood – top shows three early playing cards – Front view of Tynemouth Priory sides and back are plain -Measures approx 4.5 by 2.5 by 3.75 inches – Condition is very good – odd very small scuffs otherwise undamaged – paper covered base is scuffed with wear at edges
Initially used for Cottons – with picture of 3 Hearts + Pansy on the lift off lid – Box is approx 3.25 by 4.5 by 1.35 inches – Condition – Box is in very good condition – no damage, nicks or knocks – well fitting lid – inside clean – Paper cover base slightly scuffed at edges – no damage
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