VTG LARGE WOOD BOX WITH SILVER & GOLD METALLIC MATERIAL

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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 09, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House
I AM NOT A BOX COLLECTOR BUT KNOW PEOPLE WHO ARE, BUT I JUST HAD TO BUY THIS BOX....SIMPLY BECAUSE IT IS SO DIFFERENT AND I HAVE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING ELSE LIKE IT...IT IS MADE OF WOOD AND IS A LARGE SQUARE...ABOUT 10 & 1/2" ACROSS THE BOTTOM....ABOUT 5" HIGH...LID IS HINGED ON....INSIDE IS PAPERED WITH WHAT LOOKS LIKE WOOD GRAIN AND THEN WE COME TO THE OUTSIDE OF THE BOX....SEE PICS AS THEY ARE PART OF THE DESCRIPTION AND CAN SHOW WHAT IS HARD TO DESCRIBE....THE COVERING IS SOME TYPE OF METAL, TO ME IT IS LIKE A HEAVY FOIL AND ON COUPLE OF THE SIDES THERE ARE SOME PULLING AWAY FROM THE WOOD BOX BUT DOES NOT EFFECT THE BOX AT ALL AND WAS LIKE THIS WHEN I BOUGHT IT....PACKED AWAY FOR THE LAST 18 YEARS.... LOTS OF DESIGN....SEE PICS...ALL DONE IN SILVER WITH SOME GOLD IN THE DESIGNS...SUCH AS THE CENTER OF THE CIRCLE ON THE TOP AND IN THE CIRCLES ON EACH SIDE....SO UNUSUAL....MY SISTER COLLECTS BOXES AND USES THEM ON END AND COFFES TABLE AND DRESSERS AND SUCH... BUT SINCE THIS WAS SO LARGE I PUT IT ON THE PIANO AND KEEP DOLL CLOTHES FOR SMALL DOLLS IN IT....THE MEAUREMENTS DO NOT SOUND LARGE BUT TAKE IT FROM ME THIS IS A LARGE BOX....BOTTOM ALSO HAS THE SAME MATERIAL ON IT...SHOWS WEAR DUE TO AGE AND USE....HEAVY PIECE AND I BET YOU DO NOT HAVE A BOX IN YOUR COLLECTION LIKE THIS....I ALSO HAVE SOME TINS LISTED BUT I HAVE THE MOTHER ... read more